With Zander's freakish workout #'s, will he be drafted?

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I noticed RB/FB and H back as part of his resume. Wondering if the league still values the FB/HB as much since it is total pass happy.
 

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I noticed RB/FB and H back as part of his resume. Wondering if the league still values the FB/HB as much since it is total pass happy.
Very few NFL teams utilize a FB much anymore, except to block on goal line possessions and occasionally to run it in. His best chance to catch on with a team will be if he can show that he can be a valuable member of a team's special teams area.
 

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Very few NFL teams utilize a FB much anymore, except to block on goal line possessions and occasionally to run it in. His best chance to catch on with a team will be if he can show that he can be a valuable member of a team's special teams area.
Every team carries a 3rd string back though. Honestly think the colts could be a good fit. They need a 3rd RB. Get one that can also be a FB at times, even better.
 

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Yes, he could be drafted. Is he one of the best combo FB’s/Short yardage guys out there? I think it’s most likely he’s a FA, but I wouldn’t rule out a 6-7 round pickup.
 

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Yes, he could be drafted. Is he one of the best combo FB’s/Short yardage guys out there? I think it’s most likely he’s a FA, but I wouldn’t rule out a 6-7 round pickup.
a team like the Niner's where they have that FB that played at Harvard. There are spots but few.
 
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Is it still the case where it is better to be undrafted than a 7th round pick? I remember something about having a chance to catch on with several teams, rather than having one option and then being cut.
 

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His 40 time was surprisingly good. He was very productive in college. He’s built and mostly not injury prone.
 

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Is it still the case where it is better to be undrafted than a 7th round pick? I remember something about having a chance to catch on with several teams, rather than having one option and then being cut.
That’s probably true from the start of the 5th round on
 

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His probably best shot at making a roster is to go undrafted and then he can pick the best situation for him. I think he has a good shot at getting signed based off the numbers he's putting up.
 
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I was very surprised by the 4.59 forty time. Very impressive. He's too gifted of an athlete not to get a chance or make a roster/practice squad. RB's need to hit the hole. It's difficult to understand if there just wasn't a hole or our backs weren't hitting it fast enough. He looked great to me catching the ball. He looked a half step slow sometimes when rushing the ball.