The 40-yard dash and bench press might get all of the hype but in terms of draft positioning, the most important tests administered at the annual scouting combine are the medicals. Who appears well on the way to recovery? Whose stock is in flux?
Given all of the attention paid to how quarterbacks perform during the throwing sessions, the rest of the positional drills may be the most overlooked portion of the annual NFL Combine. Who stood out this year among WRs? DBs? LBs?
Former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett shed his New England Patriots' uniform for a day and threw passes to Razorbacks pass-catchers during Wednesday's Pro Day. Unfortunately for the current Hogs looking to be drafted into the NFL, Mallett was one of the few who impressed.
Some in the NFL have said there are potential starters to be found at wide receiver in the third and fourth rounds. One of these players could be the New Mexico State junior, whose talents drew reps from nearly half the league's teams out to Las Cruces Wednesday to watch his Pro Day.