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Ka’Raun White’s Combine Effort Could Move Him Up NFL Draft Boards

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White beasted out in the bench press and had a solid showing in the 40

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Ka’Raun White didn’t have the spectacular season his older brother Kevin had during his senior season, but Ka’Raun still showed enough promise and skills to get invited to the NFL Combine. Ka’Raun wasn’t going to be a first-round selection, but coming into the combine he had a shot to be drafted in Day 3 in the later rounds. After this combine performance, Day 2 might be available.

White measured in at 6’-1” and 199 pounds, giving him a solid base to start with. When it came time to push the iron, White put up one of the best combine performances in recent memory. Ka’Raun was able to bench 225 pounds 24 times which was the best for a wide receiver this year. In fact it was the best for a wide receiver in the past five years. Older brother Kevin only put up 23 reps during his combine performance.

Next, in the 40 yard dash, Ka’Raun didn’t light the world on fire like former Mountaineer Tavon Austin but his 4.52 official dash time gives him a very good time for a secondary receiver. White isn’t going to be asked to be a #1 receiver in the NFL. White will be a #2/#3 receiver on a team where he can be a third-down specialist.

Given this recent combine performance, White could hear his name called on the second day of the draft.