2023 NFL combine results for Will Anderson Jr.

On Thursday, Alabama’s legendary outside linebacker Will Anderson Jr. participated in the 2023 NFL scouting combine.

Anderson is projected to be one of the top selections in this year’s draft and his performance at the combine solidified his standing with the NFL scouts.

Anderson put his elite athleticism on full display Thursday and proved he is worthy to be the top defensive player taken when the draft rolls around in late April. Anderson checks every box a team might be looking for in an edge defender.

Here are the final numbers from the NFL combine for Will Anderson.


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Height:  6 feet, 3 1/2 inches

Weight:  253 pounds

Arm:  33 7/8 inches

Hands:  9 7/8 inches


40-yard dash

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Official time:  4.6

Anderson ran the 40-yard dash one time on Thursday, and that proved enough with his blazing 4.6 time. With Anderson being nearly 6 feet, 4 inches and over 250 pounds, a 4.6 40-yard dash is very impressive.

10-yard split

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Official time:  1.61

Anderson has been known for his quick “get-off” when rushing on the edge and his 10-yard split put that on full display. Anderson’s 1.61 time is quicker than that of NFL great Khalil Mack, who posted a 1.64 in 2014.

Anderson at the combine

What analyst are saying

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