Returning February 2021
NFL Network provides exclusive coverage of the league's next generation of talent with live coverage of the NFL Scouting Combine. Over 300 of the nation's top college prospects head to Indianapolis to showcase their talent and passion for the game in an intense, 4-day job interview. See who has the fastest 40 yard dash and other results, with live coverage of all the workouts.
Recap of the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine:
For the 16th year, NFL Network covered the NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Verizon from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. NFL Network provided more than 60 hours of live Combine week coverage, with the first look at the 2020 NFL Draft class highlighted by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa, high-level quarterbacks Justin Herbert, Jalen Hurts, Jake Fromm and Jordan Love, elite defensive prospects Chase Young, Jeff Okudah, Derrick Brown and more.
NFL Network and NFL Digital Media featured a 43-man roster of talent to cover the Combine, including NFL Draft experts Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis and Bucky Brooks. Host Rich Eisen anchored NFL Network's coverage of the on-field workouts joined by Jeremiah in the booth at Lucas Oil Stadium. Additional coverage was delivered by Charles Davis, Pro Football Hall of Famers Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin and Deion Sanders, as well as Steve Smith Sr., Maurice Jones-Drew, Willie McGinest, Joe Thomas, Shaun O'Hara, Ian Rapoport, Kimberly Jones, Chris Rose and Peter Schrager.
NFL Network's live coverage of on-field workouts also included analyses from Pro Bowl Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram II (Friday), Pro Bowl New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan and Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard (Saturday), and Pro Bowl New York Jets safety Jamal Adams (Sunday).
National-champion LSU was the most represented school at the Combine with 16 players, highlighted by Joe Burrow, wide receiver Justin Jefferson, running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson, and defensive backs Grant Delpit and Kristian Fulton. Big Ten rivals Michigan and Ohio State tied for the second-most represented school with 11 players, followed by Alabama and Georgia with 10 players.
The 2020 Combine concluded with Rich Eisen's annual 40-yard dash in his trademark suit and cleats. At the close of the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Verizon, Eisen ran the 40, clocking in at a speed of 5.98 seconds, and helped raise $980k for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.