How former Arkansas players fared at NFL Combine

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Monday, March 4, 2019
Arkansas defensive back Ryan Pulley runs the 40-yard dash during the NFL football scouting combine, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Arkansas defensive back Ryan Pulley runs the 40-yard dash during the NFL football scouting combine, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

— Former Arkansas cornerback Ryan Pulley wrapped up the work of the four Razorbacks at the NFL Scouting Combine with a subpar showing on Monday in Indianapolis.

Pulley, a redshirt junior from Fort Myers, Fla., ran a 4.61 in the 40-yard dash to rank 28th among the 32 cornerbacks who ran.

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Pulley did 11 reps at 225 pounds on the bench press, tying for 22nd among the 30 players at his position who participated, along with Alabama’s Savion Smith and Central Michigan’s Xavier Crawford. Pulley’s 31-inch vertical jump was last among the 27 cornerbacks who did it.

On Friday, ex-Hog offensive lineman Hjalte Froholdt performed 31 reps on the bench press to tie for fifth among the 48 men who lifted. Froholdt ran the 40 in 5.20 seconds, tied for 19th among the 38 linemen who ran.

Ex-Hogs linebacker Dre Greenlaw, working out on Sunday, did 24 reps on the bench press, tying for sixth among the 28 linebackers who did it along with Texas A&M’s Tyrel Dodson. Greenlaw did not participate in the 40-yard dash but will have a chance to run at Arkansas’ Pro Day on March 11.

Former Arkansas defensive lineman Armon Watts ran a 5.23 in the 40 on Sunday to rank 29th among the 30 defensive linemen. Watts did not bench press or do the other drills.


Here is a look at how former Arkansas players tested during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis:


Hjalte Froholdt, Offensive Lineman

Test Results

Event: Result (Position Rank/Position Participants)

225-Pound Bench Press: 31 reps (5/47)

40-Yard Dash: 5.20 seconds (T-19/38)

Vertical Jump: 27 inches (T-25/39)

Broad Jump: 105 inches (T-22/41)

3-Cone Drill: 7.51 seconds (5/39)

20-Yard Shuttle: 4.54 seconds (T-7/40)

Measurements

Height: 6 feet, 4 5/8 inches

Weight: 306 pounds

Hands: 9 3/4 inches

Arms: 31 1/4 inches

Wingspan: 76 1/2 inches

Armon Watts, Defensive Lineman

Test Results

225-Pound Bench Press: DNP

40-Yard Dash: 5.23 seconds (29/30)

Vertical Jump: DNP

Broad Jump: DNP

3-Cone Drill: DNP

20-Yard Shuttle: DNP

Measurements

Height: 6 feet, 4 5/8 inches

Weight: 300 pounds

Hands: 9 5/8 inches

Arms: 33 3/8 inches

Wingspan: 80 1/8 inches

Dre Greenlaw, Linebacker

Test Results

225-Pound Bench press: 24 reps (T-6/28)

40-Yard Dash: DNP

Vertical Jump: 33 inches (13/25)

Broad Jump: 117 inches (T-19/26)

3-Cone Drill: DNP

20-Yard Shuttle: DNP

Measurements

Height: 5 feet, 11 1/2 inches

Weight: 237 pounds

Hands: 9 7/8 inches

Arms: 32 1/4 inches

Wingspan: 77 1/2 inches

Ryan Pulley, Defensive Back

Test Results

225-Pound Bench Press: 11 reps (T-22/30)

40-Yard Dash: 4.61 seconds (28/32)

Vertical Jump: 31 inches (27/27)

Broad Jump: 111 inches (28/28)

3-Cone Drill: DNP

20-Yard Shuttle: DNP

Measurements

Height: 5 feet, 10 5/8 inches

Weight: 209 pounds

Hands: 9 1/4 inches

Arms: 32 3/4 inches

Wingspan: 77 5/8 inches

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