Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America, and was awarded 2022 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Jaylin Williams' measurements, testing figures at NBA Combine
Arkansas forward Jaylin Williams warms up before a college basketball game against Duke in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA men's tournament in San Francisco, Saturday, March 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Below are physical measurements and strength and agility testing numbers for Arkansas forward Jaylin Williams at this week's NBA Scouting Combine in Chicago.
Williams, who is a part of Team Curry for the event's scrimmages, will play his first game at 2:15 p.m on Thursday. Coverage will air on ESPNEWS until 4 p.m., when it will then switch to ESPN2.
Friday's action at the combine will be broadcast by ESPN2 beginning at noon then continue on ESPNEWS at 1 p.m.
Williams' anthropometry results
Body fat: 8%
Note: Fifth lowest among centers at the event. Moussa Diabate, a center from Michigan, had the lowest body fat percentage of all participants at 2.7%.
Hand length: 8.5 inches
Note: Tied for the shortest among 10 centers measured as of Wednesday night. Diabate and Auburn’s Walker Kessler measured the same as Williams. Only one power forward had a smaller measurement.
Hand width: 10.5 inches
Note: Tied with Diabate for second widest among centers. Christian Koloko of Arizona measured at 10.75 inches, and LSU’s Tari Eason, who is listed as a power forward, came in at 11 inches.
Weight: 236.6 pounds
Note: Williams was listed at 240 pounds on Arkansas’ official 2021-22 roster.
Height with shoes: 6-10
Note: Williams was listed at 6-10 on Arkansas’ roster last season.
Height without shoes: 6-8 3/4
Standing reach: 9-0 1/2
Note: Williams' standing reach was listed at 9-0 in Arkansas' game notes.
Note: Williams measured three inches greater than his listed height. His wingspan was listed at 7-1 1/2 in the Razorbacks’ game notes.
Williams' strength and agility testing
Lane agility time: 11.64 seconds
Note: Posted the No. 5 time among eight centers tested as of Wednesday night and 12th fastest out of 15 power forwards/centers.
Three-quarter court sprint: 3.50 seconds
Note: The time ranked next to last among 50 participants tested. Gonzaga forward Drew Timme clocked a time of 3.38 seconds, and Michael Foster Jr. (G League Ignite) was No. 1 among centers at 3.22 seconds.
Max vertical jump: 30 inches
Note: According to the Razorbacks’ game notes, Williams’ max vertical was 35 inches. The figure tied for fourth lowest among 51 participants tested.
Standing vertical: 24.5 inches
Note: According to the Razorbacks’ game notes, Williams’ standing vertical was 26 inches. The mark tied for third lowest among 51 participants tested.
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