2011 NFL Combine Results: Tight Ends

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This year's tight end class is loaded with versatile passing threats, all ready to make an immediate impact in the NFL. At the 2011 NFL Combine, held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, top prospect Kyle Rudolph didn't compete due to an injury, but Robert Housler, Jordan Cameron and Virgil Green turned in impressive performances to solidify their NFL Draft status.

See below for results of the top 10 performers in each test:  40-Yard Dash, Bench Test, Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, Three-Cone Drill, 20-Yard Shuttle and 60-Yard Shuttle.

Average Top Performer Height: 6'4"
Average Top Performer Weight: 253 lbs.

40-Yard Dash

Player Time [sec.]
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

4.55
Jordan Cameron 

USC

4.59
Virgil Green 

Nevada

4.64
Schuylar Oordt 

Northern Iowa

4.67
D.J. Williams 

Arkansas

4.67
Julius Thomas 

Portland State

4.68
Charles Clay 

Tulsa

4.73
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

4.73
Luke Stocker 

Tennessee

4.79
Zack Pianalto 

North Carolina

4.87
Top 10 Average 4.69

 

225-Bench Test

Player Reps
Charlie Gantt 

Michigan State

27
Luke Stocker 

Tennessee

27
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

25
Lee Smith 

Marshall

25
Jordan Cameron 

USC

23
Virgil Green 

Nevada

23
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

22
Zack Pianalto 

North Carolina

22
D.J. Williams 

Arkansas

20
Weslye Saunders 

South Carolina

19
Top 10 Average 23

 

Vertical Jump

Player Height [inches]
Virgil Green 

Nevada

42.5
Jordan Cameron 

USC

37.5
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

37.0
Schuylar Oordt 

Northern Iowa

36.0
Julius Thomas 

Portland State

35.5
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

34.5
Charles Clay 

Tulsa

33.5
Weslye Saunders 

South Carolina

33.5
D.J. Williams 

Arkansas

33.5
Luke Stocker 

Tennessee

33.0
Top 10 Average 35.5

 

Broad Jump

Player Height [feet]
Virgil Green 

Nevada

10'10"
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

10'2"
Jordan Cameron 

USC

9'11"
Schuylar Oordt 

Northern Iowa

9'11"
Charles Clay 

Tulsa

9'10"
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

9'9"
Weslye Saunders 

South Carolina

9'8"
Luke Stocker 

Tennessee

9'7"
Charlie Gantt 

Michigan State

9'4"
Julius Thomas 

Portland State

9'3"

 

D.J. Williams 

Arkansas

9'3"
Top 10 Average 9'9"

 

Three-Cone Drill

Player Time [sec.]
Jordan Cameron 

USC

6.82
Schuylar Oordt 

Northern Iowa

6.83
Zack Pianalto 

North Carolina

6.85
Virgil Green 

Nevada

6.90
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

6.90
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

6.94
Julius Thomas 

Portland State

6.96
Luke Stocker 

Tennessee

7.03
Charles Clay 

Tulsa

7.07
Lee Smith 

Marshall

7.13
Top 10 Average 6.94

 

20-Yard Shuttle

Player Time [sec.]
Jordan Cameron 

USC

4.03
Charles Clay 

Tulsa

4.15
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

4.15
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

4.21
Schuylar Oordt 

Northern Iowa

4.25
Lee Smith 

Marshall

4.28
Julius Thomas 

Portland State

4.31
Charlie Gantt 

Michigan State

4.40
Virgil Green 

Nevada

4.40
Luke Stocker 

Tennessee

4.40
Top 10 Average 4.26

 

60-Yard Shuttle

Player Time [sec.]
Jordan Cameron 

USC

11.56
Virgil Green 

Nevada

11.63
Robert Housler 

Florida Atlantic

11.69
Zack Pianalto 

North Carolina

11.81
Charles Clay 

Tulsa

11.82
Lance Kendricks 

Wisconsin

11.90
Schuylar Oordt 

Northern Iowa

11.90
Luke Stocker 

Tennesse

11.95
Julius Thomas 

Portland State

11.95
Lee Smith 

Tennessee

12.00
Top 10 Average 11.82

 

Source:  NFL.com
Photo:  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images


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Topics: BENCH | DRILL | VERTICAL JUMP | SHUTTLE | BENCH TEST