Did Leonard Fournette’s Combine Performance Cost Him Millions? [VIDEO]
LSU star running back Leonard Fournette ran a "disappointing" 4.51 seconds in the 40 yard dash at the recent NFL Combine, which tests rookies-to-be in a variety of physical skills. Fournette, who weighed about 240 pounds (slightly more than his LSU playing weight) , was said by draft experts to have cost himself millions of dollars because of his performance, which didn't live up to the standards he - and scouts - had set for himself.
So, will the former Tigers star really see his value drop as April's NFL draft approaches? 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty not only say no, but wonder whether the Combine itself is really just a waste of time.