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Former Ohio State football players at NFL Combine finish with mixed results

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Redshirt-junior cornerback Bradley Roby (1) tackles a player during a game against Indiana Nov. 23 at Ohio Stadium. OSU won, 42-14. Credit: Shelby Lum / Photo editor

Redshirt-junior cornerback Bradley Roby (1) tackles a player during a game against Indiana Nov. 23 at Ohio Stadium. OSU won, 42-14.
Credit: Shelby Lum / Photo editor

Six former Ohio State football players took their shot at boosting their NFL stock at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis Feb. 22-25.

Running back Carlos Hyde, cornerback Bradley Roby, wide receiver Corey “Philly” Brown, offensive linemen Jack Mewhort and Corey Linsley and linebacker Ryan Shazier were the six Buckeyes who tried to impress scouts, general managers and owners of teams as they continue their evaluations for the 2014 NFL Draft, scheduled to kickoff May 8.

The six players who took part in the combine join seven other former players — kicker Drew Basil, quarterback Kenny Guiton, safeties C.J. Barnett and Christian Bryant, offensive linemen Andrew Norwell and Marcus Hall and running back Jordan Hall — who declared for the draft following the 2013 season.

Shazier impressed in both the vertical and broad jump, posting the best marks in each among linebackers and defensive linemen with jumps of 42 inches and 130 inches, respectively.

Hyde pulled his left hamstring in his only attempt while running the 40-yard dash, and Roby finished with the third best time in the category among defensive backs at 4.39 seconds.

Here’s a look at how each player performed at the combine, in the 40-yard dash, vertical and broad jump as well as how many reps of 225 pounds each player did on bench press.

 

Bradley Roby:

-40-yard dash: 4.39 seconds

-bench press: 17 reps

-vertical jump: 38.5 inches

-broad jump: 124 inches

 

Carlos Hyde:

-40-yard dash: 4.66 seconds

-bench press: 19 reps

-vertical jump: 34.5 inches

-broad jump: 114 inches

 

Ryan Shazier:

-40-yard dash: did not participate

-bench press: 25 reps

-vertical jump: 42 inches

-broad jump: 130 inches

 

Jack Mewhort:

-40-yard dash: 5.37 seconds

-bench press: 28 reps

-vertical jump: 26 inches

-broad jump: 101 inches

 

Corey Linsley:

-40-yard dash: did not participate

-bench press: 36 reps

-vertical jump: 27 inches

-broad jump: did not participate

 

Corey “Philly” Brown:

-40-yard dash: 4.51 seconds

-bench press: did not participate

-vertical jump: 33 inches

-broad jump: 116 inches

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