Dede Westbrook: Runs in 4.3 range at pro day

Westbrook (6-feet, 174 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.34 seconds at the Oklahoma pro day, adding a 34.5-inch vertical jump, 120-inch broad jump, 7.24-second three-cone drill, and 4.34-second 20-yard shuttle.

The 40 time might catch some headlines, but Westbrook needed to show that kind of speed to offset the negative presented by his low weight. It's also worth noting that Westbrook's time likely wouldn't have looked as good if he had run at the Combine -- teammate Samaje Perine ran a 4.65-second 40 at the Combine, but was timed at 4.59 at the Oklahoma pro day. In other words, Westbrook's time might have been 4.40 or worse at the Combine. Westbrook looks like a mid-round target after making 80 receptions for 1,524 yards and 17 touchdowns for Oklahoma in 2016, a season where he showed a great deal of downfield playmaking ability. It should be noted, however, that Westbrook's prospect profile is harmed by the fact that he didn't break out until his senior year, during which he turned 23 in November. A player like Paul Richardson seems like a reasonable comparison.

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