Jordan Poyer puts together solid combine

JORDAN POYER

JORDAN POYER WAS a top cornerback performer in the 60 yard shuttle, with a time of 11.51 on Tuesday. Here's how he did in the other six events…

Jordan Poyer clocked a 4.54 in the 40-yard dash, about where he was expected to. If he had run a sub 4.5, that would have been a big eye opener for a guy who also has a lot of special teams skills.

Poyer checked in at 6-0, 191 at the combine. His arm length was measured at 31 3/4", while his hands were 9 3/4".

Poyer had a disappointing eight reps on the bench press with 225 pounds on the bar. He wasn't last at the corner spot, but for a crowd wondering about his ability to play press coverage, the bench number didn't help convince the crowd who put a lot of stock in combine measurables vs. on-field performance.

Poyer logged a 30.5-inch vertical jump and an 118-inch broad jump.

Poyer turned in very good times in the in the 20-yard shuttle run, (4.18 seconds), and the 3-cone drill (6.87)

Most of the cyberspace buzz has Poyer, a consensus All-America pick his senior year at Oregon State, being picked between the second and fourth rounds of the draft.

NFL Draft Scout projects Poyer as a second round pick. They rank him the No. 6 corner available in the draft.

The NFL.com site grades him out at 74.0, putting him in the category (70-84) of an eventual starter and second to third round selection.

USCFootball.com Recommended Stories


  • The Trojans visit the Utes in a surprise battle of ranked foes jockeying for position in the Pac-12 South race.

  • As the season rolls on recruiting is heating up for the Trojans. This week in the War Room we have the inside scoop or which prospects this USC staff are after, including a diamond in the rough…

  • One of the reasons a USC team can go to Utah feeling like it can take on the 19th-ranked Utes in their biggest-ever Pac-12 game in history is the Trojans have had freshmen like Toa Lobendahn and JuJu…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.