Drake London, WR, a potential top-10 NFL draft selection, feels stronger, faster, but doesn’t run 40 at the pro day

Potential top-10 NFL draft picks Drake LondonAt his pro day on Friday, London did not run the 40-yard sprint. London, who had broken his ankle in October, was able to participate in cone drills as well as situational passing routes, with several NFL Scouts present at USC.

London stated that he didn't run the 40-yard sprint because he had six to eight weeks to train. “I was just trying get back running.”

London said that the recovery process was painful, but that it was much faster than expected. London said that he began to run at six miles an hour on a treadmill a week prior to the March NFL combine. He felt that even though it was late in the draft process, it was crucial for him to have a pro-day to prove to scouts that his movements were the same as before the injury.

London stated, “My body feels healthier, stronger and faster.” “I feel like I have matured in the sport. This is my second year playing wide receiver football. “So I feel better every day.”

Jordan Palmer, TJ Houshmandzadeh and others helped to conduct London's Pro Day. It featured Scouts from various countries. Arizona Cardinals, Washington Commanders, San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets, Los Angeles Chargers, Tennessee Titans Detroit LionsAmong others. John Dorsey is Detroit's top personnel executive and holds the number 2. The 2nd overall selection in the draft was also present.

London joked that his speed was a concern when he was asked about it. “I mean, I can but I don’t have to.”

London amassed more than 2,000 yards receiving in his three years at USC. This includes a 1,000-yard season in just 8 games before his injury last January. London was a former dual-sport athlete who came to USC to play basketball and football. He then switched to full-time football for the first time in his adult life, just before his junior season.

London replied, “Everybody knew the ball was going,” when asked how he managed to excel in separating and excelling despite being defended. I had triple coverage and double coverage throughout the game, but it didn't stop my. “I don't care what they have to say about it.”

Leave a Comment