Tom Wort: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Oklahoma LB
The Oklahoma Sooners haven't had a ton of success putting out quality linebacker prospects in recent years.
Full Name: Tom Wort
Birthday: January 29, 1991
Hometown: Crawley, West Sussex, England
Wort might be from across the pond, but he spent time playing football in New Braunfels, Texas.
Tom Wort was a rising college star at Oklahoma, but his career was stunted by injury and a poor junior season.
Weight: 235 lbs.
Arm Length: 31"
Hand Size: 8 3/4"
40-yard dash: 4.78 seconds
225-pound bench press: 21 reps
Broad jump: 111.0 inches
Vertical jump: 31.5 inches
3-cone drill: 7.41 seconds
20-yard shuttle: 4.51 seconds
60-yard shuttle: 12.36 seconds (top performer)
There wasn't much pizzazz to Tom Wort's combine performance. His numbers were average, and he only marginally improved his 40-yard dash time at Oklahoma's pro day.
Tom Wort is just one of a few Britons hoping to make their mark on the NFL in this draft.
He joins Menelik Watson and Lawrence Okoye as British NFL hopefuls, to go along with other foreign-born prospects like Bjoern Werner, Ezekiel Ansah and Margus Hunt.
I feel a bit sorry for Tom Wort. He's played the sport for years yet is getting ignored in favour of a guy who is yet to play a single snap.— Ben Braddock (@BenBraddock86) April 17, 2013