Scouts may have arrived in Madison to watch linebacker Chris Borland or wideout Jared Abbrederis but it was the athleticism of safety Dezmen Southward that stole the show.
Baylor's Tevin Reese posted a 41-inch vertical jump to lead all wide receivers at the 2014 NFL combine.
Ole Miss' Donte Moncrief backed up his strong effort in the 40-yard dash by leading all wide receivers at the 2014 NFL combine with a 132-inch broad jump.
Blinding speed was on display Sunday morning as the wide receivers ran the 40-yard dash. Several highly regarded wideouts were among the fastest tested. Interestingly enough, there were a few sleepers proving equally explosive, as well.
When the "official" times were posted, Oregon State's Brandin Cooks was credited as the fastest wide receiver at the 2014 NFL combine with a 4.33.
Cody Latimer impressed NFL scouts by lifting the 225-pound bench press 23 times at the 2014 combine. Jared Abbrederis? A wide receiver-low four.
Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz may be the most respected OL guru in college football. In junior LT Brandon Scherff, he's molded yet another high round NFL draft pick.

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