Alani Fua to participate in NFL Scouting Combine this weekend
Fomer BYU outside linebacker Alani Fua is particpating in the 2015 NFL Combine this weekend. Overall, more than 300 NFL prospects will participate in this year's NFL Scouting Combine, which is conducted in Indianapolis from Feb. 17-23.
As one of the invited participants, Fua has the opportunity to undergo the scrutiny of NFL executives, coaches, scouts and doctors from all 32 NFL teams during an intense schedule of physical and psychological tests, medical examinations and formal and informal interviews. Workout drills include the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, broad jump, 3-cone drill and shuttle run. Additional position-specific drills and interviews also take place as NFL teams assess top professional prospects in advance of the 2015 NFL Draft (April 30-May 2) and free agent signings in May.
Fua is scheduled to do his on-field workouts on Sunday along with the linebackers and defensive linemen. The on-field workout schedule for the weekend until the conclusion of the Combine on Monday features specialists, offensive lineman and tight ends on Friday; quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers on Saturday; linebackers and defensive linemen on Sunday; and defensive backs on Monday.
Following the Combine
Fans can go to NFL.com/combine to track results, view participant breakdowns by positions and read more about Fua, who measured in at 6-foot-5 and 238 pounds with 32-inch arm length and 10 1/8-inch hands.
For the 11th year, NFL Network and NFL.com provide exclusive live coverage of the NFL Scouting Combine from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Live coverage of the workouts are available from Friday through Monday. For more information on the multi-platform coverage, includes NFL Now and NFL Mobile, go to NFL.com/combine.
RESULTS UPDATE: Select the following link to read about Fua posting strong times at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.
BYU football wrapped up its first week of fall camp with its fifth practice on Saturday morning.