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NFL Combine 2016: Northwestern's Dean Lowry's full results

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Former Northwestern defensive end Dean Lowry participated in on-field drills at the NFL Combine Sunday, rounding out his involvement in Indianapolis. Lowry's showing was highlighted by his 30 bench press reps on Saturday, and then an official 4.87-second 40-yard dash on Sunday:

Below are his full measurements. Here's one way to look at Lowry's strengths and weaknesses. This web chart, via Mock Draftable, shows how his measurements and times compare to those of other defensive linemen historically.

What the chart shows is that Lowry is big and strong, but has below average athleticism for a defensive end. That's to be expected though, as Lowry is seen by many teams as a 3-4 defensive end as opposed to an edge rusher.

One important note is that Lowry has inordinately short arms, which can be a real limitation for a defensive lineman.

Here's a more in-depth look at Lowry's performance, and those of the other defensive linemen who worked out at the Combine. The table is sorted by CBS Sports' prospect rankings:

Player School Projected round Height Weight (lbs) Arms Hands 40-yard dash (seconds) Bench press reps Vertical jump Broad jump
Joey Bosa Ohio State 1 6' 5" 269 33⅜" 10¼" 4.86 24 32" 120"
DeForest Buckner Oregon 1 6' 7" 291 34⅜" 11¾" 5.05 32" 116"
Shaq Lawson Clemson 1 6' 3" 269 32¾" 10" 4.7 33" 120"
Noah Spence Eastern Kentucky 1 6' 2" 251 33" 10¾" 4.8 25 35" 121"
Shilique Calhoun Michigan State 2 6' 4" 251 34¼" 9⅞" 4.82 23 35" 115"
Shawn Oakman Baylor 3 6' 8" 287 35¾" 10⅝" 4.96 23 32" 123"
James Cowser Southern Utah 4 6' 3" 248 32⅞" 10¼" 4.82 21 31½" 111"
Jihad Ward Illinois 4 6' 5" 297 33⅞" 9⅜" 5.11 20 25" 111"
Romeo Okwara Notre Dame 5 6' 5" 265 34⅛" 10⅛" 4.9 23 33" 120"
Dadi Nicolas Virginia tech 5 6' 3" 235 34¾" 10⅜" 4.74 14 41" 116"
Victor Ochi Stony Brook 5 6' 1" 246 33¾" 10⅛" 4.86 32" 119"
Yannick Ngakoue Maryland 6 6' 2" 252 32½" 9½" 4.75 26 34½" 118"
Ron Thompson Syracuse 7 6' 3" 253 32¼" 9⅜" 4.92 18
Kevin Dodd Clemson 1|2 6' 5" 277 34" 10" 4.86
Emmanuel Ogbah Oklahoma State 1|2 6' 4" 273 35½" 10" 4.63 20 35½" 121"
Bronson Kaufusi BYU 2|3 6' 6" 285 34½" 9¾" 4.87 25 30" 111"
Carl Nassib Penn State 2|3 6' 7" 277 34½" 10⅜" 4.84 21 28½" 114"
Jason Fanaika Utah 3|4 6' 2" 271 32⅝" 9⅞" 4.92 23 35½" 113"
Charles Tapper Oklahoma 3|4 6' 3" 271 34⅜" 11½" 4.59 23 34" 119"
Kamalei Correa Boise State 3|4 6' 3" 243 31⅝" 9⅜" 4.69 21 33" 108"
Ronald Blair Appalachian State 4|5 6' 2" 284 34" 10¼" 5.15 32 30" 113"
D.J. Pettway Alabama 5|6 6' 2" 265 32¼" 9½" 4.99 17 28" 108"
Matt Judon Grand Valley State 6|7 6' 3" 275 33⅞" 9½" 4.73 30 35" 109"
Drew Ott Iowa 6|7 6' 4" 273 32¼" 9⅝"
Dean Lowry Northwestern 7|U 6' 6" 296 31" 9⅜" 4.87 30 32½" 114"
Alex McCalister Florida 7|U 6' 6" 239 36" 9⅜" 4.8 34½" 128"
Mehdi Abdesmad Boston College U 6' 6" 284 33⅜" 9¾" 5.1 25 29½" 108"
Sterling Bailey Georgia U 6' 4" 285 33⅜" 10¼" 5.23 20 30" 111"
Jimmy Bean Oklahoma State U 6' 5" 264 33½" 9¾" 20
Branden Jackson Texas Tech U 6' 4" 273 33⅜" 10¼" 5.06 20 31½" 113"
Ufomba Kamalu Miami (FL) U 6' 5" 295 35" 10" 5.01 26 25" 106"
Giorgio Newberry Florida State U 6' 5" 285 34" 9½" 4.94 20 30" 114"

In addition to the above results, Dean Lowry was timed at 7.26 seconds in the three-cone drill, which tied him for 11th among defensive ends. He also tied for 11th in the 20-yard shuttle with a time of 4.38.

For a full sortable table of results, head to the NFL's official Combine page.

Here's video of Lowry in position-specific drills, which don't get timed or measured in any way: