Florida Football: When will Ricky Pearsall perform at the NFL Combine?

The former Florida Gators wide receiver is one of two Gators to perform at the NFL Combine

Florida Gators wide receiver Ricky Pearsall (1) makes a one-handed catch for a first down during the
Florida Gators wide receiver Ricky Pearsall (1) makes a one-handed catch for a first down during the / Matt Pendleton/Gainesville Sun / USA
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The NFL Combine is upon us, and former Florida Football standout Ricky Pearsall is one of only two former Gators who will be taking part in the festivities, with offensive lineman Kingsley Eguakun being the other.

All eyes are going to be on Pearsall as he has the potential to vault himself into the discussion of being a first-round pick with a solid combine.

Florida Football: Run Ricky Run

When: Saturday, March 2 at 1 PM (Wide receivers, running backs, and quarterbacks)

Where: Indianapolis, IN

What Drills Are In The Combine:

  • 40-yard dash
  • Bench press of 225 pounds
  • Vertical jump
  • Broad jump
  • 20-yard shuttle
  • Three-cone drill
  • 60-yard shuttle

Pearsall was a standout during the Senior Bowl practices last month. Multiple NFL scouts raved about his route running, and some mock draft sites have Pearsall as a potential second-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.

When looking at the list of Combine drills, we know Pearsall has the crispness needed for the shuttle runs and the three cone-drill. His catch of the year Superman grab is a reminder that the vertical jump shouldn't be a problem either.

But the 40-yard dash, for better or for worse, is going to be something that gets monitored closely. No one expects Pearsall to emerge as the fastest player, but he needs a solid run to at least be mid-pack to showcase he has NFL-ready speed.

It is unclear at this time which drills Pearsall expects to participate in. Last year, a majority of receivers did not take part in the bench press or the three-cone drill.