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Assessing the winners, losers at scouting combine
Tony Pauline / Sports Illustrated
The final chapter of the 2008 NFL combine was written Tuesday afternoon when the last group of defensive backs walked off the turf at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis. Now that the measurements have been recorded, the 40s have been run and the interviews completed, teams will digest the players who impressed and those who did not. Here's a quick overview of the headliners from this year.
Vernon Gholston, DE/OLB, Ohio State: His performance at the combine could be one for the ages. He ran faster than many of the defensive backs, was stronger than most of the offensive linemen and looked as athletic as anyone presently on the roster of the Indiana Pacers. Gholston came to Indianapolis as a fringe top 10 player but left as a possible top-six pick. Full Story – SIhttp://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/football/nfl/02/27/combine.analysis/index.html?eref=T1