Posted by Yahoo! Sports - NFL - New York Giants News under NflComments Off on NFL draft profile: No. 41 — Connecticut DB Obi Melifonwu, freakishly big and athletic (Shutdown Corner)
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Key stat: Melifonwu measured in the 95th percentile, per mockdraftable.com, in the following categories at the NFL scouting combine — measured against defensive back results dating back to 1999: height, weight, 40-yard dash (4.40 seconds), vertical jump (44 inches) and broad jump (141 inches). Connecticut DB Obi Melifonwu turned in an eye-opening NFL combine performance.