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2018 Combine Workout Warriors: Safeties

INDIANAPOLIS —Safeties hit the field Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium for the final day of on-field testing at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine.

Penn State safety Troy Apke was a standout as he was a top performer in five of the seven drills. Stanford's Justin Reid and Florida State's Derwin James also fared well.

Here are top performers among safeties:

40-yard dash

Combine position record: T.J. Green, Clemson, 4.34 seconds in 2016

  1. Troy Apke, Penn State, 4.34

T2. Natrell Jamerson, Wisconsin, 4.40

T2. Justin Reid, Stanford, 4.40

  1. Dane Cruikshank, Arizona, 4.42

T5. Tre Flowers, Oklahoma State, 4.45

T5. Goodwin Igwebuike, Northwestern, 4.45

Bench press (225 pounds)

Combine position record: Kevin Ellison, USC, 32 reps in 2009

T1. Dane Cruikshank, Arizona, 25

T1. Natrell Jamerson, Wisconsin, 25

T3. Derwin James, Florida State, 21

T3. Kyzir White, West Virginia, 21

T3. Jordan Whitehead, Pittsburgh, 21

Broad jump

Combine position record: Obi Melinfonwu, Connecticut, 11 feet, 9 inches in 2017

T1. Terrell Edmunds, Virginia Tech, 11-2

T1. Joshua Kalu, Nebraska, 11-2

  1. Derwin James, Florida State, 11-0
  1. Troy Apke, Penn State, 10-11

T5. Goodwin Igwebuike, Northwestern, 10-8

T5. Justin Reid, Stanford, 10-8

Vertical jump

Combine position record: Obi Melinfonwu, Connecticut, 44 inches in 2017

T1. Terrell Edmunds, Virginia Tech, 41.5

T1. Joshua Kalu, Nebraska, 41.5

  1. Troy Apke, Penn State, 41
  1. Siran Neal, Jacksonville State, 41
  1. Derwin James, Florida State, 40

3-cone drill

Combine position record: Daniel Sorenson, BYU, 6.47 seconds in 2014

T1. Troy Apke, Penn State, 6.56

T1. Goodwin Igwebuike, Northwestern, 6.56

  1. Justin Reid, Stanford, 6.65
  1. Jessie Bates, Wake Forest, 6.78
  1. Dane Cruikshank, Arizona, 6.89

20-yard shuttle

Combine position record: Justin Simmonds, Boston College, 3.85 seconds in 2016

  1. Troy Apke, Penn State, 4.03
  1. Goodwin Igwebuike, Northwestern, 4.12
  1. Justin Reid, Stanford, 4.12
  1. Dane Cruikshank, Arizona, 4.24
  1. Jessie Bates, Wake Forest, 4.26

60-yard shuttle

Combine position record: Daniel Sorenson, BYU, 10.80 seconds in 2014

  1. Goodwin Igwebuike, Northwestern, 10.81
  1. Trey Walker, Lousiana-Lafayette, 11.27
  1. Jessie Bates, Wake Forest, 11.34

Only three safety prospects participated in the 60-yard shuttle.

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