Ah, the NFL Scouting Combine . . . a time when it’s accepted – no, expected – to write about the measurements of a man’s arms.
Daniel Jeremiah of Move the Sticks has checked in early this morning with measurements of some of the offensive tackles in this year’s draft.
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Arm length for offensive tackles is considered important. Some believe part of Adam Snyder’s problem is his relatively short arms. Snyder’s arm length was measured at 32 7/8 inches back in 2005.
Jeremiah shared this information with his followers on Twitter:
Bruce Campbell (
Anthony Davis (
Russell Okung (Oklahoma St) 6-5 ¼; 307 lbs. 36 inch arms.
Trent Williams (
Charles Brown (USC) 6-5 3/8; 303 lbs. Arm length-35 1/4. “Very crucial that he weighed in over 300 lbs. I was told it was good weight,” Jeremiah says.
Jared Veldheer (Hillsdale) 6-8 1/8; 312 lbs. 33 inch arms. “With that height, you’d like to see longer arms,” Jeremiah writes.
Tony Washington (Abilene Christian): “impressed at the weigh-in. 6-6 1/8; 311 lbs. 35 1/2 arm length.
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Vernon Davis, he of the
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Niners coach Mike Singletary is scheduled to meet with the media at 7 a.m. (PT) today here at the NFL Scouting Combine, with GM Scot McCloughan scheduled to follow him at 7:15 a.m.
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