Monday, February 25, 2013
The former Arundel wide receiver was among the top performers in the 20-yard shuttle run.
Former Arundel High wide receiver Alec Lemon made his case to NFL scouts over the weekend, performing well in a series of drills to test speed, agility and strength. Lemon placed 15th among all wide receivers in the 20-yard shuttle run, finishing the drill in 4.29 seconds. Analysts also said his 40-yard dash time of 4.59 seconds was fast enough for NFL consideration. Lemon is expected to be a draft in April in the middle-to-late rounds. He set many state records while at Arundel and recently completed a strong career at Syracuse University. Here's a look at Lemon's performances at the combine: Bench press - 7 reps. 40-yard dash - 4.59 seconds. Broad Jump - 112 inches. 3-Cone Drill - 7.04 seconds. 20-yard shuttle - 4.29 seconds. See …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The former Arundel wide receiver is looking to impress pro scouts this weekend at the NFL's scouting combine.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The former Arundel High and Syracuse wide receiver has been working to improve his 40-yard dash time.
Arundel High graduate Alec Lemon will show off his athletic skills this week when the NFL Combine begins in Indianapolis. Lemon, who followed his Arundel career with a solid four years at Syracuse, is considered one of the top wide receivers looking to be selected in the NFL Draft. SBNation lists Lemon as the 24th-best wide receiver in the class, while other draft projections offer a similar assessment. There were 33 wideouts drafted last season, suggesting that he could be a late-round pick. The NFL Combine assesses players' athletic abilities through a series of tests including a 40-yard dash, bench press, shuttle run, broad jump, high jump and 3-cone drill. The Post-Standard in Syracuse said Lemon has been preparing in Tempe, AZ for …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The former Arundel High wide receiver is considered a top NFL prospect.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Alec Lemon, a 2009 graduate of Arundel High and standout at Syracuse, could be drafted into the pros.
Updated: (Friday, 5:55 p.m.)—When Arundel High football fans saw Alec Lemon play, they often commented that they were seeing a potential NFL wide receiver in action. Four years after setting records at Arundel, Lemon is now a top NFL prospect after a successful run at Syracuse. NFLDraftZone reported Friday that he has received an invite to the NFL combine. Lemon set a Syracuse record with 70 receptions in 2012 and has 2,589 receiving yards in his career, the second-most in school history. He is considered one of the best wide receivers exiting college, with many prognosticators suggesting he'll be a late-round pick in the NFL Draft. He'll be in action this Saturday in the Senior Bowl, a showcase for some of the best college talent …