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Penn State Football: Nittany Lion NFL Combine Results

by on February 29, 2016 2:00 PM

With the NFL Combine well underway, five former Nittany Lions have made the trip to Indianapolis to try and improve their draft stock and show scouts and coaches what they bring to the table.

Quarterback Christian Hackenberg took the field on Saturday morning to start off the Penn State filled weekend with defensive linemen Austin Johnson, Anthony Zettel and Carl Nassib all working out on Sunday. Safety Jordan Lucas will make his return to the field on Monday to round out the event for the Nittany Lions.

With numbers and results still to come, here are how each of Penn State's former standouts have done so far at the combine. The best performance for their unit can be found in parenthesis for comparison. 

Safety Jordan Lucas is still undergoing testing  as of Monday afternoon.


Austin Johnson:

6-foot-4, 314 pounds

40 time: 5.32 seconds (4.59 seconds)

10-yard split: 1.86 seconds

Bench press reps: 25 (33)

Vertical jump: 26 inches (41 inches)

Broad jump: 99 inches (128 inches)




Anthony Zettel

6-foot, 277 pounds

40 time: 4.81 seconds (4.59 seconds)

10-yard split: 1.66

Bench press reps: 28 (33)

Vertical jump:30.5 inches (41 inches)

Broad jump: 109 inches (128 inches)



Carl Nassib

6-foot-6, 277 pounds

40 time: 4.86 seconds (4.59 seconds)

Bench press reps: 21 (33)

Vertical jump: 28.5 inches (41 inches)

Broad jump: 114 inches (128 inches)


Christian Hackenberg:

6-foot-4, 223 pounds

40 time: 4.78 seconds (4.57)

Vertical jump: 31 inches (36)

Broad jump: 9-feet 6-inches (10-feet 2-inches)

3 cone drill: 7.04 seconds (6.74 seconds)



Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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