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2019 NFL scouting combine measurements: OL Martez Ivey has ridiculously long arms, Sua Opeta with five-year best on bench press

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NCAA Football: Florida at Vanderbilt Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

It’s day three of the 2019 NFL Scouting combine. Among those groups arriving first were the offensive linemen. Day two saw them get their measurements and today they were the first group to be physically tested.

The one measurable that is discussed most when it comes to offensive linemen is probably arm length. The thinking is that for tackles, the longer arms the better. In this class, one guy’s arm length stood out above the rest. Florida’s Martez Ivey was the only offensive lineman whose arms measured over 36 inches long (36 1/4).

The 6-5 tackle was a big time recruit out of high school, but has not lived up to that billing at Florida. He is projected as a mid-late round prospect. As it happens, Ivey replaced Raiders 2017 4th round pick David Sharpe for the Gators. That pick didn’t work out so well for the Raiders.

Other OL with impressive arm length include Joshua Miles (35 5/8), Isaiah Prince (35 1/2), Oli Udoh (35 3/8), Donnelle Green (35 1/4), Greg Little (35 1/4), and Jawaan Taylor (35 1/8).

For the most part, the offensive linemen will be judged by their individual drills. But first the combine will get a look at their upper body strength. That’s where the bench press comes in. That’s where Sua Opeta impressed, putting up 39 reps on the bench. That is the most by an offensive lineman at the combine in five years.

Prior to the 2017 season, Opeta moved from the defensive line to the offensive line. He played tackle for Weber state, but figures to play guard at the next level. He is projected as a late round pick or priority free agent.

Offensive line measurements, bench press reps

Player School Height Weight Hand Arm Bench
Player School Height Weight Hand Arm Bench
Paul Adams Missouri 6057 317 10 33 1/2 16
Zack Bailey South Carolina 6051 299 9 5/8 33 24
Alex Bars Notre Dame 6057 312 9 3/8 32 3/4 --
Jackson Barton Utah 6072 310 9 1/4 34 25
Ryan Bates Penn St. 6044 306 9 1/2 32 1/2 28
Beau Benzschawel Wisconsin 6062 309 9 5/8 33 3/8 20
Garrett Bradbury N.C. State 6027 306 10 1/2 31 3/4 34
Yodny Cajuste West Virginia 6047 312 10 34 32
Shaq Calhoun Mississippi St. 6024 310 10 33 1/8 26
Dennis Daley South Carolina 6050 317 9 1/2 33 3/8 20
Nate Davis North Carolina Charlotte 6032 316 9 1/2 33 1/8 23
Michael Deiter Wisconsin 6051 309 10 3/4 33 1/8 21
Andre Dillard Washington St. 6050 315 10 33 1/2 24
Chuma Edoga USC 6034 308 9 5/8 34 3/4 21
David Edwards Wisconsin 6062 308 9 3/4 33 3/8 --
Bobby Evans Oklahoma 6043 312 9 7/8 34 3/4 22
Cody Ford Oklahoma 6036 329 9 3/4 34 19
Hjalte Froholdt Arkansas 6045 306 9 3/4 31 1/4 31
Lamont Gaillard Georgia 6025 305 10 3/8 33 1/2 --
Derwin Gray Maryland 6044 320 9 5/8 34 3/8 26
Donnell Greene Minnesota 6052 335 9 1/2 35 1/4 --
Ethan Greenidge Villanova 6043 327 10 3/8 34 3/4 --
Phil Haynes Wake Forest 6035 322 9 1/2 33 1/2 33
Nate Herbig Stanford 6034 335 10 1/8 32 3/8 29
Tytus Howard Alabama St. 6050 322 10 5/8 34 21
Mitch Hyatt Clemson 6053 303 10 1/4 34 1/8 28
Martez Ivey Florida 6050 315 10 3/8 36 1/4 --
Andre James UCLA 6041 299 10 32 --
Elgton Jenkins Mississippi St. 6044 310 10 1/4 34 29
Devon Johnson Ferris St. 6072 338 9 1/2 34 3/4 --
Fred Johnson Florida 6071 326 10 5/8 34 --
Tyler Jones N.C. State 6030 306 9 3/4 33 3/4 --
Mike Jordan Ohio St. 6057 312 10 34 1/4 19
Brandon Knight Indiana 6036 314 10 34 --
Chris Lindstrom Boston College 6036 308 9 1/2 34 1/8 25
Greg Little Mississippi 6052 310 10 1/4 35 1/4 --
Erik McCoy Texas A&M 6037 303 9 5/8 33 --
Kaleb McGary Washington 6071 317 10 1/8 32 7/8 --
Connor McGovern Penn St. 6053 308 9 7/8 34 1/8 --
Joshua Miles Morgan St. 6050 314 10 3/4 35 5/8 --
Yosh Nijman Virginia Tech 6067 324 10 34 --
Sua Opeta Weber St. 6042 301 9 7/8 33 1/4 39
Javon Patterson Mississippi 6027 307 9 32 1/2 --
Ross Pierschbacher Alabama 6035 307 10 32 1/8 --
Trey Pipkins Sioux Falls 6061 309 9 5/8 33 7/8 --
Ryan Pope San Diego St. 6070 320 11 1/8 34 1/2 25
Ben Powers Oklahoma 6040 307 9 7/8 33 3/4 21
Isaiah Prince Ohio St. 6064 305 10 1/8 35 1/2 23
Dalton Risner Kansas St. 6046 312 10 1/4 34 23
Tyler Roemer San Diego St. 6063 312 10 1/4 33 7/8 18
Dru Samia Oklahoma 6046 305 10 1/8 33 28
Max Scharping Northern Illinois 6057 327 10 33 5/8 27
William Sweet North Carolina 6060 313 10 1/8 34 3/8 --
Trevon Tate Memphis 6024 293 9 5/8 32 3/8 --
Jawaan Taylor Florida 6050 312 10 35 1/8 24
Oli Udoh Elon 6054 323 10 35 3/8 26
Jonah Williams Alabama 6044 302 10 1/8 33 5/8 23