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2011 NFL Combine: S Robert Sands posts solid 40 times

West Virginia S Robert Sands just posted forty times of 4.53 and 4.56 in his Combine workout this morning. Those are good numbers for a safety, especially one that's 6-foot-4 3/8 inches and weighs 217 lbs. Wait and see how conventional wisdom develops around him, but Sands could be a second round pick. 

Sands revealed on Sunday at the Combine that he has met with theSt. Louis Rams. Is Sands the prospective second round defensive back that GM Billy Devaney has twice hinted at, once noting that the team was drooling over? Maybe. But there are enough defensive backs with second round grades to make it anyone's guess. 

Another safety forty time of note is Iowa S Tyler Sash, who ran a 4.54 today. We mentioned Sash in a discussion of the "drooling" comment last week. 

Mike Mayock made an interesting comment about Texas CB Aaron Williams today. The NFL Network's in-house draft guru said that Williams would be the draft's top safety, if he converted from corner. His forty time of 4.53 certainly looks more like a safety. 

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