Nicholas McGee Updated at 11:29 a.m. ET Updated at 11:29 a.m. ET Workouts at the NFL combine begin on Friday as the latest crop of draft prospects look to wow decision-makers with displays of athletic prowess and composure in the interview room. While far from being the deciding factor in whether a team selects a player, an impressive display at Lucas Oil Stadium can significantly improve the stock of a prospect. From some of the biggest names in college football to relative unknowns looking to enjoy a late rise up the boards, those being put through their paces in Indianapolis will be hoping they can significantly bolster their standing among NFL evaluators. Here we look at five prospects with plenty riding on how they perform at the combine. Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma Whether he runs the 40-yard dash is immaterial. Everyone already knows how fast the Heisman Trophy winner is. The real test for Murray will come in the interview room. Having given up on MLB to play in the NFL, Murray will have convince teams there is no chance of him switching back to the baseball diamond should he not immediately enjoy life in pro football. Should he succeed, Murray will, in all likelihood, hear his… Read full this story
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