Written by Bryan Perez on February 19, 2016
Bleacher Report’s NFL Insider Jason Cole is reporting that Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell is considering skipping the 40-yard dash at the 2016 Scouting Combine despite many in the scouting community questioning whether he has the top-end speed required from a go-to target in the NFL. Cole’s report suggests that Treadwell is debating skipping the drill because of a switch in trainers and the inability to be 100% ready by the Combine.
BP’s Take: Much like we saw with Michigan State QB Connor Cook’s decision to pass on the 2016 Senior Bowl, a decision not to run by Treadwell will only hurt his overall draft stock. Many are projecting Treadwell to run an average to potentially below average time in the 40, so unless he is brutally slow, choosing to run can only enhance his evaluation. Let’s say Treadwell runs a 4.65 in Indy; would that (read more…)