Now that I am no longer behind the 8 ball in terms of updating college basketball schedules and other loose odds and ends at my real job, I thought I would delve into a report on Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short.
While I do not know much about him from personal experience, from the lips of my MHR brethren, I have heard wondrous tales of him so per NFL.com's Gil Brandt, this is what I discovered.
Monday, at the West Lafayette, Ind.-based Purdue campus, New Orleans Saints director of college scouting, Rick Reiprish, was among the luminaries attending Short's private workout, while 20 teams were present.
The 6'3" 303-pound Short (it amuses me that his size belies his unfortunate surname), ran the 40-yard dash twice, posting 5.08 and 5.09-second times respectively while he also posted a 27-inch vertical jump and a broad jump of 8 feet and 4 inches.
In the three-cone drill, not often the easiest task for a lineman on either side of the ball, he posted a time of 7.55 seconds and performed the short shuttle in a time of 4.56 seconds.
Additionally, he completed 29 reps of the requisite 225-pound bench press and did all positional drills he was asked to by scouts in attendance.
Brandt, whom I have long admired lists Short as his #41 overall player among his Hot 100 prospect rankings.
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