Duke of the Dash: James Madison’s NFL Prospects at the 2010 Combine

March 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL Combine has started again, and you have your usual participants: Florida, LSU, Texas, Virginia Tech, etc. Basically, the I-A (I'm sorry "Football Bowl Subdivision") schools and a few stand-outs from the "Football Championship Subdivision" (I-AA) schools. Among those are two outstanding Dukes: DL Arthur Moats and OL Dorian Brooks. 
Brooks had his day, and placed as a top performer in the 20-yard shuttle, posting a time of 4.66, just +0.15 behind the leader, Arizona State's Shawn Lauvao. 
Not bad.
Dorian also posted one of the better 40-yard dash times. Brooks ran a 5.16, +0.31 behind the leader, Maryland's Bruce Campbell. Really not bad for a guy who's 6'2", 306 lbs.
The comments on Brooks were that he had quick feet and good form. Hopefully that impressed some of the scouts at the combine. I know I was impressed, and it's not just because I am an incredible homer who will root for the home team beyond rational reasoning. 
I liked Brooks' speed. He ...

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