NFL Combine Recap – Winners and Losers

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  1. Obi Melifonwu: DB – Connecticut

After having the second longest broad jump in combine history behind former college teammate Byron Jones, people in the draft community are wondering what is in the water at UConn? Melifonwu didn’t just dominate the jumps in Indianapolis, he also dominated during the other speed drills. His 40 yard dash and change of direction times were excellent for his size and position. Although he played safety in college, many teams are looking at him as a cornerback at the next level. He has the talent to play both, but cornerbacks are a much more important position in today’s NFL. Teams are looking for corners at least six feet tall with the ability to run. Melifonwu is 6’4” and looks like a potential press corner. He may have a meteoric rise like Byron Jones which could culminate in him becoming a first round pick.

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