Feb 28, 2011: The False Economy of Speed


Story orignially appeared Feb. 28, 2011 in the Toronto Star MORGAN CAMPBELL SPORTS REPORTER The 40-yard dash is the main event of the NFL Draft Combine, and the one test than can make or break the pre-draft process for receivers, cornerbacks and running backs. A fast time can make an unknown player draftable, while a slow … Continue reading

Feb 28, 2011: NFL Combine –The world’s most gruelling entrance exam


MORGAN CAMPBELL SPORTS REPORTER Danny Watkins spent his senior season at Baylor University manhandling defensive linemen, pass protecting and pancake-blocking his way to the All Big 12 second team and to the top of several NFL draft prospect lists. But even when you’re 315 pounds and solid as a sequoia, life in football’s trenches beats … Continue reading

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