2010 NFL Combine Stock Up, Stock Down: Tight Ends

March 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Going into the offseason, the clear consensus was that Oklahoma's Jermaine Gresham was the best tight end going into the draft. Now that the Senior Bowl and the NFL Scouting Combine are behind us, that certainty is not the case anymore. 
A few no-name prospects in the tight end bracket have emerged as true contenders in the race to April, and—while no one will likely make a big splash in the first round—a team or two will luck out with some late-round selections.
Here are a few guys who are slowly becoming legitimate and others who are watching their stock fall:
Players Whose Stocks Went Up
1. Dorin Dickerson (Pittsburgh)
40-Yard Dash: 4.40 sec.
Bench Press: 24 rep.
Vertical Jump: 43.5"
3-Cone Drill: 6.96 sec.

20-Yard Shuttle: 4.30 sec. 
Broad Jump: 10'5"
Dickerson entered the combine under the shadow of fellow Pittsburgh tight end Nate Byham, but now it looks as if Dickerson is the better of the pair. He domi...

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