The NFL Combine is a key date for players looking to impress before the draft in May.
A time to impress watching NFL scouts in various tests and drills, and improve your chances of landing a pro contract, the Combine is a major assessment of a player's NFL credentials.
Unfortunately for Georgia Tech's defensive end Jeremiah Attaochu, he will not have the chance to partake in the majority of the events in Indianapolis in the coming days.
The player, who was ranked as the third best linebacker at this year's Senior Bowl, will not participate in any tests or drills due to a partially torn hamstring - his agent reported:
"The hamstring has pretty much forced him to focus on his rehab instead of focusing on his (combine preparation)," Pat Dye Jr. explained.
The injury occurred at this year's Senior Bowl event and the player is also carrying a wrist injury which will rule him out of the bench press element of the Combine.
Because he will not have the opportunity to impress scouts this weekend, Attaochu will be present at Georgia Tech's pro day which is scheduled for March 28.
The player is expected to go either late in the second round or early in the third round at the draft but was hoping to excel at the Combine to cement that position.
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