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2015 Combine Results: Tight ends can bench press and run

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Here are the measurements, 40-times and bench press results for the tight ends.

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We love Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams as a player.

A solid, not outstanding, outing from Williams among the tight ends who ran and benched at the 2015 NFL Combine in terms of his speed and strength, may eliminate him from consideration for the Steelers at 22.

The guy they're reportedly speaking with, Penn State's Jesse James, had a solid day.

The tight end position testing at the Combine isn't usually one to garner much attention, but it's interesting in the sense strong players, fast players and balanced players can all have value in their own right. Smaller school guys, like Southern Illinois's, Mychol Pruitt, may not have great height but perform well athletically. Guys like Ohio State's Jeff Heuerman have a great build for the position and are as strong as many tackles, but may not be the best athletes.

Here are the measurements, 40-times and bench press results for the tight ends.

Player School Height Weight 40 time Bench
Rory Anderson South Carolina 6'5 244
Blake Bell Oklahoma 6'62 252 4.8 14
E.J. Bibbs Iowa State 6'2 258 20
Nick Boyle Delaware 6'44 268 20
Gerald Christian Louisville 6'3 244 4.87 28
Cameron Clear Texas A&M 6'53 277 4.98
A.J. Derby Arkansas 6'4 255 15
Jeff Heuerman Ohio State 6'5 254 26
Jesse James Penn State 6'7 261 4.83 26
Ben Koyack Notre Dame 6'5 255
Tyler Kroft Rutgers 6'6 246 17
Nick O'Leary Florida State 6'32 252 4.93 21
Mycole Pruitt Southern Illinois 6'22 251 4.58 17
Wes Saxton Southern Alabama 6'33 248 4.65
Jean Sifrin UMass 6'52 245 4.84
Randall Telfer Southern Cal 6'55 250 20
Eric Tomlinson UTEP 6'6 263 19
Clive Walford Miami (FL) 6'4 251 4.79 20
Maxx Williams Minnesota 6'37 249 4.78 17