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NFL Combine 2015 wide receivers results: Stefon Diggs, Deon Long perform well in Indianapolis

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Could draft stocks be rising for the former Terps?

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After day four of the NFL combine, fans of the NFL got to see future signal-callers, wide receivers and running backs as the skill players showed off their athletic ability and playmaking skills in front of NFL personnel. Much of the hype surrounded the quarterback portion of the day, as Florida State's Jameis Winston and Oregon's Marcus Mariota decided to throw. Not all of the attention was given to the quarterbacks, however -- two former Terps were among the skill players participating.

With a deep wide receiver class, many of the top prospects performed admirably in the 40-yard dash as well as the gauntlet and other QB-WR drills. As for former Maryland receivers Stefon Diggs and Deon Long, the day should be considered a success for each. Diggs ran a solid 4.46 40 on his first run and showed great straight end speed throughout the combined QB-WR drills. Diggs' ability as a pass catcher was proven during the gauntlet drill, as the receiver made his catches from various points of the field look effortless.

Long came into the day as a probably late round pick to a possible UDFA. After a 4.51 40 time and an impressive display of catches to complement his speed, he may have worked himself onto more big boards throughout NFL war rooms. NFL Network's Mike Mayock listed Long as a slot receiver.

As far as receivers who stole the show, West Virginia's Kevin White, Georgia's Chris Conley and UAB's J.J. Nelson were the three had great days. Coming into the day, White's strength was undeniable. At 6'3 and 215 pounds, White had to prove to decision makers that straight end speed was consistent with his fast paced tape. After running a 4.35 40 time, White has firmly entrenched himself into the top-10 and, at least by to some pundits, moved himself into the #1 WR slot.

Conley was under-the-radar as a prospect heading into the day, but has exploded onto the scene with a 4.35 40, 45" vertical which ties the combine record and a 11'7" broad jump. At 6'2, 213 pounds, Conley looks to be a durable downfield threat that can use his physical nature to get the ball at its highest point.

Many outlets thought Miami's Phillip Dorsett would run the fastest 40 time, but Nelson came out of nowhere to run a blazing 4.29.

Below is a spreadsheet of all the times and measurements for each receiver.

#

Player

College

1st 40 yard

2nd 40 yard

Vertical

Broad Jump (inches)

WO01

Agholor, Nelson

USC

4.44

4.47

NA

NA

WO02

Alford, Mario

West Virginia

4.43

4.44

34"

121

WO03

Anderson, Dres

Utah

NA

NA

NA

NA

WO04

Bell, Kenny

Nebraska

4.42

41.5"

129

WO05

Brown, Da'Ron

Northern Illinois

4.54

4.62

37"

120

WO06

Clay, Kaelin

Utah

4.52

4.51

33"

113

WO07

Coates, Sammie

Auburn

4.45

4.43

41"

131

WO08

Conley, Chris

Georgia

4.41

4.35

45"

139

WO09

Cooper, Amari

Alabama

4.43

4.42

33"

120

WO10

Crowder, Jamison

Duke

4.56

4.58

37"

115

WO11

Daniels, DaVaris

Notre Dame

4.62

4.65

37"

122

WO12

Davis, Devante

UNLV

4.57

4.61

35.5"

115

WO13

David, Geremy

UCONN

NA

NA

36.5"

124

WO14

Davis, Titus

Central Michigan

4.55

4.51

32.5"

119

WO15

Diggs, Stefon

Maryland

4.46

4.5

35"

115

WO16

Dorsett, Phillip

Miami

4.35

4.33

37"

122

WO17

Funchess, Devin

Michigan

4.7

4.7

38.5"

122

WO18

Goodley, Antwan

Baylor

4.46

4.46

NA

NA

WO19

Green-Beckham, Dorial

Missouri

4.5

4.49

33.5"

119

WO20

Greene, Rashad

Florida State

4.47

4.54

36.5"

122

WO21

Hall, Rannell

Central Florida

4.64

4.64

41"

132

WO22

Hardy, Justin

East Carolina

4.56

4.62

36.5"

114

WO23

Harper, Josh

Fresno State

4.67

4.64

32"

108

WO24

Jones, Christion

Alabama

4.63

32.5"

119

WO25

Lewis, Dezmin

Central Arkansas

4.59

4.58

33.5"

119

WO26

Lippett, Tony

Michigan St.

4.67

4.62

36"

114

WO27

Lockett, Tyler

Kansas St.

4.4

4.41

35.5"

121

WO28

Long, Deon

Maryland

4.57

4.51

34"

120

WO29

Luckett, Tello

Harding

4.66

4.65

34"

118

WO30

Mayle, Vince

Washington St.

4.73

4.67

35.5"

117

WO31

McBride, Tre

William & Mary

4.41

4.41

38"

122

WO32

Montgomery, Ty

Stanford

4.58

4.55

40.5"

121

WO33

Mumphery, Keith

Michigan St.

4.56

4.54

32.5"

121

WO34

Nelson, J.J.

UAB

4.29

4.36

36"

127

WO35

Parker, DeVante

Louisville

4.45

4.5

36.5"

125

WO36

Perriman, Breshad

Central Florida

NA

NA

NA

NA

WO37

Ruffin, Ezell

San Diego State

4.68

4.75

27.5"

110

WO38

Smelter, Deandre

Georgia Tech

NA

NA

NA

NA

WO39

Smith, Devin

Ohio State

4.47

4.42

39"

122

WO40

Strong, Jaelen

Arizona State

4.51

4.44

42"

123

WO41

Waller, Darren

Georgia Tech

4.46

4.54

37"

125

WO42

White, DeAndrew

Alabama

4.46

4.44

34.5"

118

WO43

White, Kevin

West Virginia

4.35

4.36

36.5"

123