James Hanna turns heads at NFL combine

February, 25, 2012
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Former Oklahoma tight end James Hanna, who caught 52 passes for 720 yards and 9 touchdowns during his collegiate career, had an impressive showing at the NFL combine today. Here's an excerpt from ESPN Insider's NFL draft blog Insider:

Oklahoma TE James Hanna (6-3, 252) turned some heads with a strong workout. Hanna posted a 4.49-second 40-yard dash, a 36-inch vertical jump, and a 10-foot-2 broad jump. He did drop two passes early on, but Hanna regained his composure and fared better as drills progressed.

Hanna's 40-yard dash was first among the tight ends at the combine. And he wasn't the only Sooner to impress. Left tackle Donald Stephenson, who started two years at OU, ran a 4.94 40-yard dash, the fastest among all the offensive lineman.

It will be interesting to see where Hanna and Stephenson get drafted in April.

Dane Beavers | email

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