After three days and nine other position groups were put through their paces, the defensive backs got an opportunity to display their skills on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium during the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis Monday.
The defensive backs went through the general drills (40-yard dash and bench press) and also, position-specific tests, and results confirmed a showcase of speed and strength from those athletes expected to play “on the island” in man coverage on the outside of NFL defenses.
Here is a look at the top-performing defensive backs at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine:
T1. Parry Nickerson (Tulane) 4.32 seconds
T1. Denzel Ward (Ohio State) 4.32 seconds
T1. Donte Jackson (Louisiana State) 4.32 seconds
4. Tony Brown (Alabama) 4.35 seconds
5. Anthony Averett (Alabama) 4.36 seconds
1. Davontae Harris (Illinois State) 22 repetitions
2. Mike Hughes (Central Florida) 20 repetitions
T3. Josh Jackson (Iowa) 18 repetitions
T3. M.J. Stewart (North Carolina) 18 repetitions
T5. Nick Nelson (Wisconsin) 17 repetitions
T5. Michael Joseph (Dubuque) 17 repetitions
T5. Taron Johnson (Weber State) 17 repetitions