Monday was the final day of the 2015 NFL scouting combine and defensive backs took center stage. Of course, plenty of SEC stars showcased their skills, so that leads today's links, but there's plenty of non-combine stuff too:
From the NFL combine:
Mississippi State safety Justin Cox's athleticism shined on Monday, as he posted the best 40-yard dash time and broad jump marks among safeties at the combine.
Alabama product Landon Collins posted the fourth-best 40-yard dash time among defensive backs at the combine.
Auburn's Jermaine Whitehead recorded top-five marks in his position group in four events: the vertical, broad jump, three-cone drill and 20-yard shuttle.
Ole Miss' Senquez Golson ran a 4.46-second 40-yard dash, eighth-fastest among cornerbacks at the combine.
Tennessee's Justin Coleman finished in the top 10 among defensive backs in the vertical, broad jump and bench press.
Non-combine links from around the SEC:
Some sad news on Monday from Tennessee, as former Vols receiver Clyde Duncan died at 54. Duncan played at Tennessee from 1979-83 and was an NFL first-round pick in 1984.
SEC schools might be getting revenue checks from SEC Network sooner than expected, according to South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner.
Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason is simplifying the Commodores' defense down to only five calls, focusing more on how his unit plays rather than complexity of scheme.
Kentucky earned commitments from two 2016 Ohio running back recruits on Monday.
One of Arkansas' reserve defensive linemen was arrested over the weekend.
Former Georgia running back Thomas Brown returned to Athens to be Mark Richt's running backs coach and spoke with reporters about it on Monday.
Former Detroit Lions executive Matt Millen revealed in a radio interview that he threw former LSU quarterback Jamarcus Russell out of his office during a meeting prior to the NFL draft.
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