North Carolina Central University cornerback Ryan Smith impressed scouts and national observers during his recent turn at the annual NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, IN.
Smith, an all-MEAC second team member in 2015, posted among the best defensive back prospects in several statistical categories. From NCCU Sports Information:
During the highlight event, the 40-yard dash, Smith posted the 12th-fastest time at his position at 4.47 seconds. He also tied for third in the 60-yard shuttle (11.18 seconds), placed sixth in the three-cone drill (6.88 seconds), tied for seventh in the bench press (18 reps of 225 pounds), tied for eighth in the 20-yard shuttle (4.09 seconds), tied for 12th in the vertical jump (36.0 inches) and tied for 16th in the broad jump (122.0 inches).
Smith graduated from NCCU with a degree in criminal justice in 2015.