The 2012 NFL Scouting Combine has officially begun as offensive linemen and tight ends have weighed in. You may think that it's strange for the combine to be such a huge deal and that it resembles farmers parading their prize bulls at a farmer's auction, but in reality this is the beginning of the most important job interview of their entire lives. The Missouri Tigers have one former player that has weighed in with the first group, tight end Michael Egnew, and thanks to WalterFootball.com, we have the results.
Egnew stood at 6-foot-5 and weighed in at 252 pounds. He also had an arm length measurement of 33 inches and a hand measurement of nine and 3/4 inches. Egnew caught 50 passes for 523 yards and three touchdowns in 2011 and he caught 90 passes for 762 yards and five touchdowns in 2010. He's considered by many scouts to be in the top five tight ends in this year's draft class.
Egnew still has to run his 40-yard dash, his 10-yard split, measure his vertical leap and do the bench press. That will begin tomorrow.
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