On Friday afternoon, the NFL combine continued with the running backs and offensive linemen. After a strong performance from the wide receivers, quarterbacks and tight ends on Thursday, the running backs and linemen created even more buzz.
Several offensive linemen, namely Iowa's Tristan Wirfs, put on stellar performances en route to a few Combine records. While there were great performances from the o-line group, there was one unfortunate incident.
Former LSU star interior lineman Lloyd Cushenberry took to the starting line for this second 40-yard dash. After posting a solid 5.28-second 40-yard dash in his first attempt, Cushenberry lined up for his second go at it.
Unfortunately, at the 20-yard mark of the run, Cushenberry pulled up. The former Tiger appeared to suffer a pulled hamstring after he immediately grabbed for the back of his leg.
The announcers immediately cringed at the thought of an injury.
Cushenberry proved himself as one of the best interior linemen in the country during LSU's incredible run to a national title.
He is expected to be one of the first interior linemen off the board when the draft kicks off in April.
Despite suffering a hamstring tweak, the former Tigers star still projects as a Day 2 prospect.