Feb 25, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Kansas Jayhawks defensive back Bradley McDougald makes a catch during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Football: Hawkinson, McDougald on NFL Watch-List


Former Kansas football players offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson and safety Bradley McDougald, both took part in the NFL combine this past week. Both guys had solid numbers during their stay at Indianapolis.

Hawkinson ran a 5.07 in the 40-yard dash, ran a 7.52 in a (three-cone drill), and a 4.51 in the 20-yard shuffle. The offensive lineman also posted an 28.5 in the vertical leap.

The safety clocked in with a 4.74 in the 40-yard dash, 7.07 in the three-cone drill, and 4.44 in the 20-yard shuffle. He added 19 bench press reps and a vertical leap of 34.5.

Hawkinson is projected to get drafted in the seventh round, as the number 20 prospect for offensive lineman. The former Jayhawks should just how durable he could be in starting 48 straight games while at Kansas. He was named to the Big-12 second team all-conference as a senior.

McDougald, is projected to go in the sixth or seventh round as the 10th-rated safety on board. The safety previously played wide receiver before settling into his role as a safety where he flourished last season.

The annual Kansas pro day will take place on Friday, March. 15th, with McDougald and Hawkinson along with other former Jayhawks looking to make a name for themselves.

 

 

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