The NFL’s future stars will be showcasing their talents from Feb. 21-26. All eyes will be on these young men as they go through a multitude of tests, which will either help or hurt their draft stocks. Coaches and scouts will be measuring every thing from intelligence to athleticism as the professional football world descends upon Indianapolis.
The combine kicked off this Wednesday with basic interviews, as well as height and weight measurements. Below is the rest of the players’ combine schedule:
Thursday: Media day begins for kickers, offensive linemen, and tight ends. These position player will be answering questions in a similar format as they would for Super Bowl week.
Friday: Workouts begin. Kickers, offensive linemen, and tight ends will do the bench press rep test. Each prospect will bench press 225 pound as many times as possible. Quarterback, running backs, and wide receivers will engage in their media day.
Saturday: On-field combine drills begin. Offensive linemen and tight ends will perform all on field drills. This includes position drills, 40 yard sprint, shuttle drill, broad jump and vertical jump. Quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers will compete in the bench press test. Media day will be held for defensive ends and linebackers.
Sunday: Sunday will bring us the most action packed day. The true star positions of the league will all be displaying their skills on the field. Quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers will all be competing in field drills. Defensive ends and linebackers will begin their workouts with the 225 pound bench press test. Media day will be held for the final testing group, defensive backs.
Monday: Defensive backs will perform their 225 pound bench press test. Defensive ends and linebackers will perform on-field drills.
Tuesday: This is the final day of the combine. Defensive backs will perform on-field drills.
Live coverage of the draft can be seen on the NFL Network staring Saturday, February 23 at 9:00am EST.