LIVE UPDATES: On-field work starts at 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

The on-field work starts today at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine as the specialists, offensive linemen and running backs take the field for drills.

4:08 p.m.-TOP PERFORMING RUNNING BACKS AT 2018 NFL SCOUTING COMBINE

There are nearly 300 aspiring professional football players working out for and meeting with decision-makers from teams across the league at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, and it was time to take the field and display their skills at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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After speaking with the media, going through medical examines and measurements, undergoing psychological testing and interviews with teams, the athletes will participate in the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, broad jump, three-cone drill and shuttle runs, as well as position-specific on-field tests.

The Combine workouts officially got underway with the special-teams players, offensive linemen and running backs on Friday.

Here is a look back at the top-performing running backs at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine:

40-Yard Dash

1. Nyheim Hines (NC State) 4.38 seconds

2. Saquon Barkley (Penn State) 4.40 seconds

3. Kalen Ballage (Arizona State) 4.46 seconds

4. Rashaad Penny (San Diego State) 4.46 seconds

5. Derrius Guice (LSU) 4.49 seconds

Bench Press

1. Nick Chubb (Georgia) 29 repetitions

2. Saquon Barkley (Penn State) 29 repetitions

3. Chris Warren (Texas) 25 repetitions

4. Lavon Coleman (Washington) 23 repetitions

T5. Sony Michel (Georgia) 22 repetitions

T5. Darrel Williams (LSU) 22 repetitions

T5. Kamryn Pettway (Auburn) 22 repetitions

Vertical Jump

1. Saquon Barkley (Penn State) 41.0 inches

2. Kerryon Johnson (Auburn) 40.0 inches

3. Bo Scarbrough (Alabama) 40.0 inches

4. Nick Chubb (Georgia) 38.5 inches

5. Justin Jackson (Northwestern) 38.5 inches

Broad Jump

1. Bo Scarbrough (Alabama) 129.0 inches

2. Nick Chubb (Georgia) 128.0 inches

3. Kerryon Johnson (Auburn) 126.0 inches

4. Roc Thomas (Jacksonville State) 125.0 inches

T5. Kyle Hicks (TCU) 122.0 inches

T5. Chase Edmonds (Fordham) 122.0 inches

T5. Kalen Ballage (Arizona State) 122.0 inches

T5. Ryan Nall (Oregon State) 122.0 inches

T5. Justin Crawford (West Virginia) 122.0 inches

T5. Justin Jackson (Northwestern) 122.0 inches

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Times and Numbers were reported by NFL.com.

2:45 p.m.-TOP PERFORMING OFFENSIVE LINEMEN AT 2018 NFL SCOUTING COMBINE

There are nearly 300 aspiring professional football players working out for and meeting with decision-makers from teams across the league at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, and it was time to take the field and display their skills at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

After speaking with the media, going through medical examines and measurements, undergoing psychological testing and interviews with teams, the athletes will participate in the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, broad jump, three-cone drill and shuttle runs, as well as position-specific on-field tests.

The Combine workouts officially got underway with the special-teams players, offensive linemen and running backs on Friday.

Here is a look back at the top-performing offensive linemen at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine:

40-Yard Dash

1. Brian O’Neill (Pittsburgh) 4.82 seconds

2. Desmond Harrison (West Georgia) 4.90 seconds

3. Kolton Miller (UCLA) 4.95 seconds

4. Joseph Noteboom (TCU) 4.96 seconds

5. Connor Williams (Texas) 5.06 seconds

35. Jamarco Jones (Ohio State) 5.50 seconds

UTEP offensive lineman Will Hernandez works his way through a drill during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 2, 2018.
Joe Robbins

Bench Press

1. Will Hernandez (Texas-El Paso) 37 repetitions

2. Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame) 35 repetitions

2. Braden Smith (Auburn) 35 repetitions

4. Colby Gossett (Appalachian State) 32 repetitions

5. Wyatt Teller (Virginia Tech) 30 repetitions

DNP-Jamarco Jones (Ohio State)

INJ-Billy Price (Ohio State)-hurt during drill

Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive lineman Quinton Nelson does the vertical jump during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Brian Spurlock

Vertical Jump

1. Connor Williams (Texas) 34.0 inches

2. Scott Quessenberry (UCLA) 33.5 inches

2. Braden Smith (Auburn) 33.5 inches

4. Will Richardson (NC State) 31.5 inches

4. Kolton Miller (UCLA) 31.5 inches

T-29. Jamarco Jones (Ohio State) 24.0 inches

Oklahoma Sooners offensive lineman Orlando Brown goes through workout drills during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Brian Spurlock

Broad Jump

1. Kolton Miller (UCLA) 121.0 inches

2. Wyatt Teller (Virginia Tech) 114.0 inches

3. Braden Smith (Auburn) 113.0 inches

3. Brandon Parker (North Carolina A&T) 113.0 inches

5. Connor Williams (Texas) 112.0 inches

Times and Numbers were reported by NFL.com.

12:30 p.m.-TOP PERFORMING OFFENSIVE LINEMEN, PART II

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After the first group of offensive linemen went through their position-specific drills, the second and final set of blockers were put through their paces in the 40-yard dash, broad and vertical jumps and bench press.

Here is a look at the top five times from offensive linemen in the 40-yard dash.

40-Yard Dash

1. Brian O’Neill (Pittsburgh) 4.80 seconds

2. Desmond Harrison (West Georgia) 4.90 seconds

3. Kolton Miller (UCLA) 4.91 seconds

4. Joseph Noteboom (TCU) 4.96 seconds

5. Connor Williams (Texas) 5.06 seconds

Times and Numbers were reported by NFL.com.

10:15 a.m.-TOP OFFENSIVE LINEMEN IN THE 40-YARD DASH

The top offensive line prospects for the 2018 NFL Draft were among the first athletes on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, and they went through a series of drills, both general and position-specific.

Here is a look at the top offensive linemen in the 40-yard dash.

40-Yard Dash

1. Desmond Harrison (West Georgia) 4.75 seconds

2. Austin Corbett (Nevada) 5.08 seconds

3. Will Hernandez (Texas-El Paso) 5.14 seconds

4. Tyrell Crosby (Oregon) 5.20 seconds

5. Sam Jones (Arizona State) 5.20 seconds

11. Jamarco Jones (Ohio State) 5.35 seconds

Times and Numbers were reported by NFL.com.

Also, the offensive linemen participated in the bench press, and here are the top five showings on the bench.

Bench Press

1. Will Hernandez (Texas-El Paso) 37 repetitions

2. Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame) 35 repetitions

3. Braden Smith (Auburn) 35 repetitions

4. Colby Gossett (Appalachian State) 32 repetitions

5. Wyatt Teller (Virginia Tech) 30 repetitions

DNP-Jamarco Jones (Ohio State); Billy Price (Ohio State)-hurt during drill

Times and Numbers were reported by NFL.com.

9:00 a.m.-LET THE WORK BEGIN

The time for talking is done and the time for action is now, at least for the specialists, offensive linemen and running backs at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana.

After three days of medical examinations, meetings with teams, measurements and media sessions, the first three position groups will take the field at Lucas Oil Stadium to run the 40-yard dash, participate in the broad and vertical jumps, shuttle runs, the three-cone drill and position-specific drills.

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Saquon Barkley, Derrius Guice, Ronald Jones II, Sony Michel and Nick Chubb are just some of the players to watch among the running backs, while Quenton Nelson, Isaiah Wynn, Mike McGlinchey and Orlando Brown Jr. are offensive linemen expected to be high picks in the 2018 NFL Draft.

In addition to the on-field work, the quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends will speak with the media.

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