Cole World: NFL Veteran’s Combine Ends With Just One Signed

Updated: March 23, 2015

In case you did not know, the NFL recently held a veteran’s combine which featured over 100 players doing the traditional NFL Draft combine drills in front of league scouts and general managers. The players featured veterans, most of which had been out of football for quite some time.

Brady Quinn, Tim Tebow, and Michael Sam were among the biggest names available. Also were names you may remember from the past such as Felix Jones and Michael Bush.

The Embarrassing 40 Times

Several of these players proved that they were pretty much done athletically. The average 40 time for the running backs was about a 4.8, which in perspective would be impressive for a 300 lb. offensive lineman.

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No Room for VY

Legendary University of Texas quarterback Vince Young applied for the combine and actually wasn’t invited. I hate to say it but it looks like this is the end of the road for VY.

Let’s look back on happier times of Vince Young’s career:

One Man Got Signed

All in all, one man got signed. That’s right only one. That man was 22 year old receiver Nathan Slaughter out of West Texas A&M who signed with the Arizona Cardinals.