Few 2023 NFL Draft prospects have received more buzz in recent weeks than Anthony Richardson. Although Richardson was just 6-6 in his only full season as the starting quarterback at Florida, NFL teams are enamored with the athletic potential of the 6-foot-4, 244-pound signal caller, and now he is expected to go in the first round of the draft.
Richardson’s performance in Saturday’s quarterback drills at the NFL Scouting Combine will only further fuel that hype, as the 21-year-old set new combine records for a quarterback with a vertical leap of 40.5 inches and a distance of 10 ft. 9 in. in the broad. to jump
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Richardson ran the 40-yard dash in just 4.44 seconds, which will likely be the fastest time for a quarterback in his draft class.
Richardson’s combine performance is especially noteworthy when compared to other NFL stars, including one of his role models in 2015 league MVP Cam Newton:
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Richardson’s display on Saturday had NFL Twitter buzzing as the Florida product continues to paint his resume heading into next month’s draft. Check out the highlights of their workouts as well as some of the reactions to them below!
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