Illini in the Combine: By The Numbers

A look at the performances of 4 former Illini as they look to improve their draft stock in Indianapolis.

A look at how four former Illinois players have fared in the 2013 NFL Draft Combine:

OT Hugh Thornton
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 320
Bench: 27 Reps
40-Yard Dash: 5.11s
20-Yard Shuttle: 4.63s
Expected to be drafted in: 4th-6th round

DT Akeem Spence
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 307
Bench: 37 Reps
40-Yard Dash: 5.15s
Vertical Jump: 30"
Broad Jump: 107"
Expected to be drafted in: 4th-7th round

DE Michael Buchanan
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 255
Bench: 22 Reps
40-Yard Dash: 4.78s
Vertical Jump: 33"
Broad Jump: 113"
Expected to be drafted in: 3rd-6th round

DB Terry Hawthorne
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Bench: 13 Reps
40-Yard Dash: 4.44s
Vertical Jump: 35.5"
Broad Jump: 116"
Expected to be drafted in: 4thd-7th round Recommended Stories

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