Combine: Hightower, Upshaw work out

February, 27, 2012
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The University of Alabama has nine players in Indianapolis for the NFL combine this week, more than any other college program. The Crimson Tide could potentially have up to five players drafted in the first round of April's NFL Draft. Find out how the former UA stars are doing at the event and what the latest buzz is around them.

Linebacker Dont’a Hightower runs an official time of 4.68 in the 40-yard dash. Day 6 NFL combine results: Link

How will the results from the NFL combine help former Tide players like Courtney Upshaw, Mark Barron and Dre Kirkpatrick? Link (Insider)

Top-rated running back Trent Richardson did not work out at the combine because of a recent knee scope operation, but he still led the storylines for the RB position. Link (Insider)

Hard-hitting safety Mark Barron is not a fan of the NFL’s safety rules that protect wide receivers: Link

Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick is getting interest from the AFC West. The San Diego Chargers, who pick at No. 18, and the Oakland Raiders are two of the five teams he has talked to: Link

Wide receiver Marquis Maze struggled catching the ball on Sunday at the NFL combine: Link

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