Well only if you believe the NFL combine and NFL scouts.
Sooner safety Nic Harris ran a 4.85 at the NFL combine, and then twice ran 4.83 at his pro day workout. Fellow safety Lendy Holmes ran a 4.74 at the combine.
Texas defensive end Brian Orakpo ran a 4.70 at the combine, and teammate Henry Melton ran a 4.64 and 4.66 today at Texas' pro day workout. Melton also had a 34 1/2" vertical.
Sooner strength and conditioning nazi Jerry Schmidt must really be pissed. But what's he going to do? Release the dogs? Or the bees? Or the dogs with bees in their mouth and when they bark, they shoot bees at you? Probably just make some redshirt offensive lineman quit football.
Orakpo is considered a top 10 pick. He's already worked out privately for Cleveland and his visits set up with Kansas City and Denver. It's like recruiting all over again.
Melton is a great story. They guy spent his first two years at running back before moving to defensive end all without the benefit of a redshirt year. The guy is the definition of upside. The Statesman says he has visits set up with Chicago, Minnesota and Tampa Bay.