Offensive linemen, special teams personnel and running backs all took to the bench press workout during Thursday’s session of the NFL Scouting Combine.
Arizona State’s offensive guard prospect Christian Westerman led all offensive linemen with 34 reps of 225 pounds. Ex-Alabama center Ryan Kelly finished ninth, benching the weight 26 times. Former Georgia running back Keith Marshall held the torch with 25 reps of 225 pounds.
#NFLCombine bench-press reps for RBs
Most: Keith Marshall (25)
Fewest: Shadrach Thornton (12)
Derrick Henry: 22
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Alabama prospect and 2015 Heisman-winner Derrick Henry was tied for fourth in getting 22 reps of 225 pounds. Kenyan Drake, 6-foot-1 and 210 pounds, managed to put in 10 reps.
All three position groups also took part in interviews as on-field drills begin Friday. Listed below is a rundown of all former Crimson Tide athletes that participated in the bench press.
C Ryan Kelly- 26 reps of 225 pounds
OT Dominick Jackson- 22 reps of 225 pounds
RB Derrick Henry- 22 reps of 225 pounds
RB Kenyan Drake- 10 reps of 225 pounds