How did UGA’s targets test at The Opening? (UPDATED)

UGA head coach Mark Richt chats with defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt in Athens on June 5, 2015  (Sonny Kennedy/ Special to the AJC)

UGA head coach Mark Richt chats with defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt in Athens on June 5, 2015 (Sonny Kennedy/ Special to the AJC)

UGA has a host of impressive targets at Nike’s all-star event in Oregon today. Jacob Eason- the 5-star QB commitment — even looked pretty good flinging a Powerball around today.

A few UGA nuggets presented themselves during the official height and weight portion of the combine.

— UGA commit Jacob Eason came in at 6 feet and 5.5 inches tall and 217 pounds

— RB target Elijah Holyfield was measured at 5 feet, 10 inches and 204 pounds

— UGA DL commit Julian Rochester showed up at 6 feet, 5 inches and 335 pounds

— WR target Kyle Davis was measured at 6 feet, 1.5 inches and weighed 218 pounds

— ATH target Mecole Hardman Jr. was charted at 5 feet, 10 inches and 175 pounds

— ATH target Demetris Roberston? He was exactly six feet tall and weighed in at 176 pounds

— DL target Antwuan Jackson measured 6 feet, 1 inch and 305 pounds

— OL target E.J. Price came in at 6 feet, 5 inches and 324 pounds

— 2017 CB prospect Jaymest Williams was measured at 5 feet, 9 inches and 170 pounds

— DB target Nigel Warrior came in at 5 feet, 11 inches and 188 pounds

 

How did those big names fare during individual testing so far? Let’s take a look at some of the program’s top targets by the numbers so far today:

 

40-yard dash

4.32 seconds: ATH Mecole Hardman, Jr., Elbert County

4.34 seconds: ATH Demetris Robertson, Savannah Christian

4.49 seconds: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, North Gwinnett (Southern Cal commit)

4.5 seconds: DB Jaymest Williams, Archer (2017 prospect)

4.52 seconds: DB Trayvon Mullen, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

4.53 seconds: DB Nigel Warrior, Peachtree Ridge

4.60 seconds: WR Kyle Davis, Archer

4.62 seconds: WR Binjimin Victor, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

4.90 seconds: TE Isaac Nauta, IMG Academy

5.27 seconds: DL Antwuan Jackson, Cedar Grove

5.34 seconds: DL Derrick Brown, Lanier

 

Vertical jump

47.1 inches: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, North Gwinnett

40.7 inches: Jaymest Williams, Archer (2017 prospect)

38 inches: ATH Mecole Hardman, Elbert County

38.8 inches: WR Kyle Davis, Archer

37.9 inches: DB Nigel Warrior, Peachtree Ridge

35.3 inches: WR Binjimin Victor, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

35.0 inches: DB Trayvon Mullen, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

34.8 inches: ATH Demetris Robertson, Savannah Christian

28.7 inches: TE Isaac Nauta, IMG Academy

25.6 inches: DT Julian Rochester, McEachern (pretty stout for 6 feet, 5 inches and 335 pounds)

24.2 inches: DT Derrick Brown, Lanier

21.7 inches: DT Antwuan Jackson, Cedar Grove

 

Agility shuttle drill

3.97 seconds: ATH Demetris Robertson, Savannah Christian

4.00 seconds: ATH Mecole Hardman, Elbert County

4.24 seconds: DB Trayvon Mullen, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

4.26 seconds: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, North Gwinnett

4.26 seconds: DB Jaymest Williams, Archer (2017 prospect)

4.40 seconds: WR Kyle Davis, Archer

4.53 seconds: TE Isaac Nauta, IMG Academy (Fla.)

4.65 seconds: WR Binjimin Victor, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

4.82 seconds: DT Julian Rochester, McEacher (at 335 pounds!)

4.85 seconds: OL E.J. Price, Archer (at 324 pounds!)

4.98 seconds: DL Derrick Brown, Lanier (at 322 pounds)

 

Power ball toss

45 feet, 0 inches: WR Kyle Davis, Archer

43 feet, 0 inches: TE Isaac Nauta, IMG Academy (Fla.)

41 feet, 0 inches: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, North Gwinnett

41 feet, 0 inches: WR Binjimin Victor, Coconut Creek

40 feet, 0 inches: ATH Demetris Robertson, Savannah Christian

37 feet, 0 inches: ATH Mecole Hardman Jr., Elbert County

36 feet, 5 inches: DB Jaymest Williams, Archer (2017 prospect)

36 feet: DL Derrick Brown, Lanier

36 feet: DB Trayvon Mullen, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

33 feet: DT Antwuan Jackson, Cedar Grove

 

SPARQ rating

(The acronym is a Nike-centric formula which measures an athlete’s Speeed, Power, Agility, Reaction and Quickness)

136.02: WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, North Gwinnet

134.07: ATH Mecole Hardman Jr., Elbert County

130.77: ATH Demetris Robertson, Savannah Christian

125.49: WR Kyle Davis, Archer

112.08: DB Jaymest Williams, Archer (2017 prospect)

101.49: DB Trayvon Mullen, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

99.27: WR Binjimin Victor, Coconut Creek (Fla.)

97.05: TE Isaac Nauta, IMG Academy (Fla.)

78.15: DL Derrick Brown, Lanier

64.29: DL Antwuan Jackson, Cedar Grove

 

NOTE: UGA tailback Nick Chubb had a 143.91 SPARQ rating in July 2013.

 

 

Jeff Sentell covers UGA recruiting for AJC.com and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Follow him on Twitter for the latest on who’s on their way to play Between the Hedges.


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