Alabama running back Eddie Lacy didn't run at the NFL Scouting Combine or the Crimson Tide's pro day because of a hamstring injury. He worked out for scouts in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Thursday with mixed results.
"Lacy flashed outstanding talent as a runner and receiver, but lack of stamina is definitely a concern," Brooks tweeted. "Struggled the entire workout w/wind. The lack of conditioning exhibited today will lead some coaches and scouts to question his work ethic. Concerns must be addressed in (meetings)."
The 40 time was expected, but there might be some concerns with Lacy being out of shape. You'd think he's been working his hardest in the run-up to the 2013 NFL Draft, but his conditioning could have taken a hit from not being able to run because of the hamstring injury.
When it comes to Lacy, his game tape will matter more than Thursday's workout. He was the best back in the country, running for 1,322 yards and 17 touchdowns. He's the most complete, NFL-ready back in the draft. Lacy likely will go late in the first round to a team with running back needs like the Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams, Green Bay Packers or Denver Broncos.
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