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Introduction

Every year the NFL invites the top college football players to participate in a feats of strengths challenge, the NFL Combine. The Combine helps NFL teams evaluate perspective talent and informs their decisions on which players to draft.

I’ve been interested for a while in exploring the NFL combine dataset and understanding how useful it is in predicting success in the NFL. What follows is a brief exploration of the data, specifically for prospective NFL cornerbacks.

Combine and Pro Bowl Basics

The NFL Combine is a week-long event where players hoping to enter the NFL are put through a battery…

Michael Chesher

Curious human, data-driven, founder

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