NFL Scouting Combine Preview, Schedule, and Channel Info


Feb 02, 2013; New Orleans, LA USA; Rashad Thornton Sr., of New Orleans, jumps into the air at the Under Armour scouting combine area inside the NFL Experience, pro football

Over the weekend college prospects will showcase their skills in Indianapolis at Lucas  Oil Stadium for the NFL Scouting Combine. Some players will do well and shoot up draft boards while others disappoint and start to slide.

The NFL Network will show the entire event live for you to watch and there will alson be a stream on Over the past week we went through players to keep an eye on throughout the workouts:

1st Round Prospects

2nd Round Prospects

3rd Round Prospects

4th-7th Round Prospects

Players Invited

Workout Schedule

Workouts on the field:

Saturday, Feb. 22: Tight Ends, Offensive Linemen, Special Teams

Sunday, Feb.23: Quarterbacks, Running Backs, Wide Receivers

Monday, Feb. 24: Defensive Line, Linebackers

Tuesday, Feb. 25: Defensive Backs


Skills Tests

– Physical Measurements: Each player in attendance will be measured for height, weight, arm length and hand size.

– 40 Yard Dash: From a three-point stance, a player runs 40 yards as fast as he can.

– Bench Press:  Each player lifts 225 lbs. as many times as he can.

– Vertical and Broad Jumps:  Players jump straight up (vertical) or straight forward (broad) from a neutral start, without using a first step for momentum.

– The Shuttles and 3-cone drill: The two shuttles and the 3-cone drill each challenge a player’s athleticism, balance, and change of direction.

– Team Interviews: Each NFL team can chose up to 60 prospects at the combine to interview.

– Injury Evaluation: Each prospect will go through X-rays and physicals to determine their current injuries and their injury histories.

– The Cybex Test:  Tests the flexibility and joint movement of each prospect.

– The Wonderlic Test: The wonderlic test is similar to the I.Q. test everyone in the world knows of.

– New Assessment for 2013: This year, the NFL will implement a new, expanded player-assessment test designed, according to an NFL memo, to provide a comprehensive look at a player’s “non-physical capabilities, aptitudes and strengths.

– Position Drills: Each position has its own set of drills that they will do.