Boise State football: How Paradis, Leno performed at NFL Scouting Combine

February 22, 2014 

Charles Leno Jr. stepped in as Boise State's starting left tackle in 2011 and has blocked for Kellen Moore, Joe Southwick, Grant Hedrick and three 1,000-yard running backs. The 6-foot-4, 295-pounder from Oakland, Calif., leads this year's senior class with 37 career starts, and is tied with punter Trevor Harman with 47 appearances.


Former Boise State offensive linemen Matt Paradis and Charles Leno Jr. are participating in on-field drills and tests at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

Defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (draft profile) will participate in the combine later this weekend and early next week.

The NFL Network is showing live coverage from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can also watch online at


Official measurements

Matt Paradis: 6-foot-3, 306 pounds; Arm length: 32 3/8"; Hand size: 9 7/8"

Charles Leno Jr.: 6-foot-4, 303 pounds; Arm length: 34 3/8"; Hand size: 10 1/8"

Bench press

Matt Paradis : 23

Charles Leno Jr.: 21

Top performer (among offensive linemen): Russell Bodine, North Carolina 42

Note: Leno's 21 were tied for the second-fewest reps in the bench press.

40-yard dash

Matt Paradis: 5.34 seconds

Charles Leno Jr.: No time.

Top performer (among offensive linemen): Taylor Lewan, Michigan 4.87

Broad jump

Charles Leno Jr.: 108.0 inches

Matt Paradis; 103.0 inches

Top performer (among offensive linemen): Taylor Lewan, Michigan 117.0 inches

Three-cone drill

Charles Leno Jr.: 7.57 seconds

Matt Paradis: 7.60 seconds

Top performer (among offensive linemen): Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma, 7.30 seconds

20-yard shuttle

Charles Leno, Jr.: 4.40 seconds

Matt Paradis: 4.46 seconds

Top performer (among offensive linemen): Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma, 4.37 seconds

Note: Leno's time was the second-best time.

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