The impact of the NFL Scouting Combine? Just look at the stocks of former LSU stars Justin Jefferson and Grant Delpit, who are headed in different directions as the NFL Draft draws closer.Jefferson impressed at Lucas Oil Stadium with a 4.42 time in the 40-yard dash and is now a unanimous 1st-round pick in 36 mock drafts surveyed — all of which were created or updated since the combine.But Delpit opted to skip on-field workouts at the combine to rest up after LSU’s extended season.That inactivity seems to have hurt him in the eyes of the mock draft community. He was a unanimous 1st-rounder himself in previous surveys. The safety is off the board in the first 32 selections in two-thirds of the mock drafts surveyed, the lowest mark among the Tigers’ potential first-round picks.But K’Lavon Chaisson didn’t suffer the same fate. LSU’s EDGE rusher also opted to skip drills, but saw his stock rise slightly and appeared in 94% of mock drafts surveyed. Linebacker Patrick Queen and Kristian Fulton did opt to work out in Indianapolis and appear in 88.9% and 72.2% of first-round mock drafts, respectively. DRAFT PICKS Infogram Jefferson and Chaisson could soon be pitted against each… Read full this story
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