Conner Vernon - NFL Combine Update

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  • Toddler10-21 Feb 27, 10:47 a.m.
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    4.24 is insane! I remember Johnson wanting to challenge Usain Bolt in a race. Dont think he would want to do that!! Like to have Vernon in Pittsburgh!

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 27, 8:29 a.m.
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    Conner will fit in as a Wes Welker type slot receiver. I think he'll make a nice career for himself in the NFL.

  • 903 mens national championships Feb 26, 4:41 p.m.
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    The official clock time was 4.68. But there's some doubt according to this article.

    Still, apparently he shined in the receiver drills, vertical jump, and interviews.

    http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/duke-footballs-conner-vernon-works-out-scouts-nfl

    During his two attempts at the 40-yard dash, Vernon was clocked unofficially at 4.59 and 4.47 seconds, respectively.

    "That was something that I definitely questioned, because I didn't understand how I could come in so much lower unofficially and end up with an official time of 4.68 seconds," Vernon said. "Even some of the scouts I had talked to said they had me at a much lower time, so I don't know if there was human error or maybe I actually ran that time. I don't know-but the numbers didn't really add up."

  • thatrollslayer Feb 26, 4:13 p.m.
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    Didnt know dude was that fast. Think he is a sleeper.

    — Posted by Toddler10-21

    It is...and makes Chris Johnson's 2008 time of 4.24 sound crazy.

    — Posted by kato_karma.v4

    Yeah 4.24 is insane fast, but then again, just look at the guy when he gets into space in the NFL. Its crazy to think how much of a difference 4.3 and 4.5 forty times make at the next level.

  • kato_karma.v4 Feb 26, 4:08 p.m.
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    Didnt know dude was that fast. Think he is a sleeper.

    — Posted by Toddler10-21

    It is...and makes Chris Johnson's 2008 time of 4.24 sound crazy.

  • thatrollslayer Feb 26, 4:04 p.m.
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    I was talking about Vernon's NFL stock with some people earlier this year. See him as a possible Brandon Stokley.

  • Sauras69 Feb 26, 4:02 p.m.
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    Wow. That is a great time in the 40. Wishing him the best.

  • Toddler10-21 Feb 25, 11:46 a.m.
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    Didnt know dude was that fast. Think he is a sleeper.

  • 903 mens national championships Feb 24, 12:21 p.m.
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    Duke_FB: #Duke WR Conner Vernon's 2nd 40-yard dash (unofficial) checks in at 4.47 at #NFLCombine @connerRvernon @nflnetwork @NFLDraftInsider @ESPNNFL

    Sunday, February 24, 2013 12:08 PM

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