Saquon Barkley shines during running back drills at 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

Saquon Barkley shined during the running back drills at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine inside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Friday.

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.

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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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