Mayock had him at 4.48 and 4.49.
'Stephen Holloway said:
Definitely a positive day for Blackmon and all dynasty leaguers with picks four and above
His time on that super fast track AND (his personal clock guys
) equates to normally at least a 4.56 on his best day and probably closer to 4.59.
... Justin Blackmon widely was criticized when he chose not to run the 40-yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis because of a hamstring injury.
Blackmon’s decision placed more importance on Oklahoma State’s pro day, and he certainly did not disappoint scouts when he ran Friday.
NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock reported Blackmon ran unofficial times of 4.48 and 4.49 seconds at his pro day, putting to rest any concern that he’d post a slow time in the 40. Blackmon is Mayock’s top-ranked wideout in April’s draft.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch later reported, via Twitter, that Blackmon’s official 40 time was 4.46.
It’s a pretty good time is what it is. There’s no question about that. I think people thought he’d run in the low 4.5s.
One of the evaluators who was there said Blackmon was very explosive and very powerful. He reminds you a great deal of Michael Irvin with one exception: His hands are good but not great like Irvin’s.
The conditions Friday in Stillwater, Okla., were ideal (60 degrees). In addition to his 40 times, Blackmon had a 10-foot-3 broad jump, 35-inch vertical jump, 4.43-second short shuttle, 7.22 three-cone drill. The cones were taller than usual and the surface was slippery, however, so don’t take his three-cone time at face value.
All 32 teams were at the pro day, ...