Defensive backs display plenty of speed during workouts at 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

The defensive backs displayed plenty of speed during their workouts at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis Monday.

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.

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

40-Yard Dash

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

Georgia State Panthers defensive back Chandon Sullivan goes through workout drills during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Brian Spurlock

Bench Press

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