Weatherspoon has solid performance at NFL Scouting Combine

Monday, March 1, 2010 | 8:27 p.m. CST; updated 8:07 a.m. CST, Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon runs a drill at the NFL Scouting Combine Monday.

Former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon impressed scouts during Day 3 of the NFL scouting combine on Monday in Indianapolis.

Weatherspoon, who is aiming to be drafted in the first round of April's NFL Draft, had 34 reps at 225 pounds in the bench press, which was second best among linebackers. He finished the 40-yard dash in 4.68 seconds, which was ninth best among linebackers.

Top performers among linebackers at NFL Combine

40-yard dash
Jamar Chaney, 4.54
Dekoda Watson, 4.56
Kavell Conner, 4.63
Cody Grimm, 4.64
Harry Coleman, 4.65
Keenan Clayton, 4.66
Daryl Washington, 4.66
Simoni Lawrence, 4.68
Sean Weatherspoon, 4.68

A.J. Edds, 4.71

Vertical jump
Keenan Clayton, 41.5
Simoni Lawrence, 40.0
Dekoda Watson, 40.0
Sean Weatherspoon, 40.0

Jason Beauchamp, 39.5
Jamar Chaney, 39.0
Mike McLaughlin, 38.5
Sean Lee, 37.5
Eric Norwood, 36.5
Kion Wilson, 36.5

Bench press
Donald Butler, 35
Sean Weatherspoon, 34

Micah Johnson, 31
Mike McLaughlin, 29
Keenan Clayton, 27
Kion Wilson, 27
Boris Lee, 27
Pat Angerer, 26
Jamar Chaney, 26
Navorro Bowman, 26


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In an interview with, Weatherspoon said, "It went pretty well. I was excited when I came out here. Being around the top guys in the country, it brings the best out of you."


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