The NFL scouting combine is set up for players to showcase their skill set. Especially those players coming out of small named schools. One young man from a school took the league by notice. Wendall Williams from the University of the Cumberlands ran an incredible 4.19 in the 40 yard dash to break the previous record of 4.24 held by Chris Johnson. Williams also recorded a 45.0 inch vertical jump which is the best jump in combine history The previous record was 41.0 inches . Williams was a track and field star who won the NAIA national championship in the long jump. He also put up phenomenal football numbers. He was an NAIA All American averaging 30.5 yards a catch with 8 touchdowns. These are incredible numbers for a player standing at only 5 foot 11, 185 pounds. He is making the most of trying to achieve his dream of playing in the NFL.
Article By Brandyn Nelson