The 2012 NFL Combine action is heating up, as the offensive linemen, tight ends and special teams players begin their workouts in front of NFL talent evaluators. Ohio State OT Mike Adams failed to impress on Friday in the bench press by lifting the 225 pound bar only 19 times, so he will need a big day in the drills to avoid taking a serious hit in his draft stock.
Another player hoping to dispel concerns heading into the 2012 NFL Draft is Iowa Hawkeyes OT Riley Reiff, who had been talked about as a potential top-10 pick but measured in with very short arms for a left tackle prospect in the NFL. The group to take measurements on Saturday is the defensive front seven, meaning Illinois Fighting Illini defensive end Whitney Mercilus has a chance help his stock with good measurements.
Here is the Saturday schedule for all groups. Combine events are streaming live at NFL.com.
Group 1 (P/K, ST, OL), Group 2 (OL), Group 3 (TE)
Workout (timing, stations, skill drills), departure from Indianapolis
Group 4 (QB, WR), Group 5 (QB, WR), Group 6 (RB)
NFLPA Meeting, psychological testing, interviews
Group 7 (DL), Group 8 (DL), Group 9 (LB)
Measurements, medical examinations, media, psychological testing, interviews
Group 10 (DB), Group 11 (DB)
Travel to Indianapolis, registration, hospital pre-exam and X-rays, orientation, interviews
You can find the full list of players invited to the 2012 NFL Combine via the NFL Combine's official website.