2015 NFL Combine Schedule For Former Alabama Players
Lucas Oil Stadium will play host to over 300 players at the 2015 NFL Combine that are trying to make it to the next level. The NFL Combine gives players the opportunity to impress scouts, general managers, and owners from all 32 NFL teams.
11 former Alabama players will be among the 300+ seeking to fulfill their dreams and play in the National Football League. The former Tide players invited were Amari Cooper, Jalston Fowler, Arie Kounadjio, Christion Jones, Austin Shepherd, Blake Sims, DeAndrew White, T.J. Yeldon, Landon Collins, Trey Depriest, and Xzavier Dickson were also invited. Only Florida State had more players invited to the combine.
Medical evaluations and interviews began on Tuesday, but the official drills and weight lifting will begin on Thursday. Live coverage of these drills can be found on the NFL Network beginning at 8:00 am CT.
Here is a schedule where you can follow all the former Alabama players participating in this year's combine:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Offensive linemen Arie Kouandjio and Austin Shepherd will participate in the bench press workout. The bench press workout is a test to see how many times a player can rep 225 pounds without stopping.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Beginning at 9:00 am, Arie Kouandjio and Austin Shepherd will take part in the on-field workout which includes the 40 yard dash, vertical jump, broad jump, 3 cone drill, and the shuttle run.
Quarterback Blake Sims, wide receivers Amari Cooper, DeAndrew White, Christion Jones, and running backs T.J. Yeldon and Jalston Fowler will all participate in the bench press workout.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Starting at 9:00 am Sims, Cooper, White, Jones, Fowler, and Yeldon will get the opportunity to impress scouts by taking part in the on-field workout. These drills are extremely important for skill players.
Linebackers Trey Depriest and Xzavier Dickson will put their strength on display in the bench press workout.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Dickson and Depriest will take part in the on-field drills, while safety Landon Collins will take part in the bench press workout.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Landon Collins will be the last Alabama player at the NFL Combine. Collins will participate in the on-field workout drills before leaving Indianapolis.