Five Canes finish at NFL Combine

Five former Hurricanes worked out the past few days in front of scouts at the NFL Combine. Read on to see how they performed.

Seantrel Henderson entered the combine as one of the more interesting offensive tackle prospects coming out. A former five-star recruit, Henderson had an up-and-down career at Miami that involved suspensions and inconsistent play. His physical tools have never been a question mark. He has them, and he put them on display at the combine. At 6-foot-7 1/8 and 331 pounds, Henderson ran a 5.04/40 which made him one of the most athletic big man at the event. His stock seems to be on the rise.

Henderson wasn't the only Miami linemen at the event. Brandon Linder also worked out. At 6-foot-5 5/8 and 311 pounds, he projects as a guard at the pro level. He ran a 5.35 and benched 225 pounds 30 times to show off excellent strength. Linder started 37 straight games at Miami and will be watched closely in the coming weeks leading up to the draft.

Linder was named Miami's Offensive MVP of the 2013 season. The overall MVP award went to wide receiver Allen Hurns, who turned in one of the best single seasons of any receiver in Hurricane history.

At 6-foot-1 and 198 pounds, Hurns ran a 4.55/40, jumped 31 inches on the vert and broad-jumped 10 feet. His size, speed, and athleticism put him somewhere in the middle of the pack among receivers but he's hoping that his skill set at the receiver position will help raise his stock in the coming weeks.

Stephen Morris was probably considered Miami's top prospect heading into the 2013 season. He then struggled with injuries and consistency. At 6-foot-2 and 213 pounds, Morris ran a 4.63/40 and jumped 30 inches, making him one of the more athletic quarterbacks to test. He's hoping that a clean bill of health and his arm strength will help separate him from other quarterback prospects.

Pat O'Donnell was widely considered Miami's best player in 2013. The Cincinnati transfer was outstanding for the Hurricanes all season long. At 6-foot-4 1/8 and 220 pounds, O'Donnell ran a 4.64/40 and jumped 30.5 inches. He has an NFL leg, had a tremendous senior season, and tested well which means he will likely get taken somewhere in the middle-to-late rounds.


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