Ameer Abdullah: 2015 NFL Combine Results, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

February 21, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In one of the deepest running back classes in recent memory, it can be hard to stand out. Nebraska star Ameer Abdullah made a name for himself in college, carrying the offense in 2014, and is now looking to make his mark in the NFL. 
The senior running back was one of the 36 players at the position to take part in workouts at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday. Abdullah was one of the Big Three Big Ten running backs (Melvin Gordon, Tevin Coleman) last year. He had the numbers to warrant an early selection, but what did his workout say?
Even though Abdullah's full workout happened on Saturday, he got things started with a bang during the bench press on Friday. Despite being a smaller running back at 5'9" and 205 pounds, the Nebraska star flew by his competition when lifting 225 pounds, via Mike Loyko of USA Today:
According to the NFL.com player tracker, Abdullah's 24 reps ranked seventh among all running backs in Indianapolis. 
As for what happ...

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