The offensive linemen kicked off the athletic drills conducted at the combine Thursday, showing off their strength in the bench press. While star tackles Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher and Lane Johnson certainly held their own, several relatively small-school prospects stole some of the spotlight.
Despite talented players at the position not in attendance, the most talented offensive spot at the Senior Bowl this year is along the offensive line. Both squads feature a luxury left tackle, very capable guards and plenty of girth in-between.
With terrific practices over the first three days in Mobile, Ala., the former Texas and UCLA standouts are generating first-round buzz from NFL talent evaluators. More on their performances, as well other standouts from Wednesday's morning practice.