2020 NFL Draft: Top performers at NFL Scouting Combine

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Jalen Hurts 2020 NFL Draft
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Jalen Hurts – Quarterback – Oklahoma

Height: 6-1 / Weight: 222 Pounds / 40 yd Dash: 4.59 / Vertical Jump: 35″/ Broad Jump: 125″

Coming into the Combine, there were many questions surrounding the game of Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts. Many media scouts had questions about the former Alabama quarterback’s ability to throw with strength and touch; there were even rumors that teams had asked him to work out at other positions but Hurts dismissed this as a mere media creation.

However, despite these doubts, Hurts on-field workout was exceptional this week, as he seemed to squash those aforementioned questions scouts had about him. While it is worth noting that the prospects weren’t facing any live-game situations, that shouldn’t take away from what Hurts was able to do on the filed. He not only showed better accuracy, on the deep ball drills, Hurts let the fly out of his hand and seemed to have a much calmer demeanor.

After an impressive week in Indianapolis, Hurst may wind up a firm Day Two prospect in the 2020 NFL  Draft.

Denzel Mims – Wide Reciever – Baylor

Height: 6-3 / Weight: 207 Pounds / 40 yd Dash: 4.38 / Vertical Jump: 38.5″ / Broad Jump: 131″

On Thursday night, Baylor wide receiver Denzel Mims almost single-handedly broke Twitter when he posted a blazing 4.38 40 yard dash time. Given that Mims was a high school track champion, that 40 time shouldn’t have come as that big of a surprise. Despite this, Mims’s speed put the football world on notice.

However, it wasn’t just his straight-line speed that caught everyone’s attention, Mims showed off his impressive agility in the three-cone, posting a remarkable 6.66 in addition to an equally impressive 4.43 in the 20-yard shuttle. After a great week at the Senior Bowl, Mims should see quite the stock rise from here to the 2020 NFL Draft in April.