NFL Combine: Clowney Dazzles In The 40; Sam, Not So Much
INDIANAPOLIS (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jadeveon Clowney made things tougher for Johnny Manziel and the other potential No. 1 picks Monday.
The former South Carolina star ran the fastest 40-yard dash time of the defensive lineman. NFL.com reported the unofficial time at 4.47 seconds. NFL Network said it was 4.53. Either way, it was still tops at his position.
Clowney did 21 reps at 225 pounds in the weightlifting workout, putting him in the second half of the defensive ends.
Michael Sam, who is trying to become the first openly gay player in the NFL, posted an unofficial 40-yard dash time of 4.79 seconds and did 17 reps, according to NFL.com. NFL Network reported the time was 4.91.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Mets Jump On Struggling Diamondbacks Early In 9-0 Win
- Suspicious Bags Found At Boston Marathon Finish Line After Solemn Tributes
- Melo Sits, But Knicks Pound Nets 109-98
- Juan Lagares Lands On 15-Day DL With Strained Hamstring, Kirk Nieuwenhuis Recalled
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)