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Monday, February 28, 2011
NFL Combine 2011: Stephen Paea Is Breaking Records Before Draft Day
NFL Combine 2011 Was This Weekend and Stephen Paea is One of the Stars
The NFL Combine hit full stride this weekend. Athletes from all over the country were running, jumping and bench pressing. The big hope amongst players is that they make a case to be selected in the NFL Draft in April.
The top 50 athletes are hoping to nab a huge pay day by netting a spot in the first round. Stephen Paea may have knocked on the door during the Combine. The Oregon State defensive tackle has fallen off the board in most mock drafts.
He may soon make a return to the top 32 shortly. Paea threw up 225 pounds 49 times. That is a Combine record and a feat worthy of scouts stopping to take notice. Imagine that strength and endurance pushing around lineman for four quarters.
The Combine is never about just one amazing feat, but a record breaking performance is enough to make your stock rise. If Paea can close out the next two months wisely, he could find himself being picked on day one.
It is hard not to salivate at the prospects of this animal putting on your favorite team's uniform. I know I wouldn't mind him breaching the line for mine.