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Lemon Still High on Draft Boards Heading into Combine

The former Arundel High and Syracuse wide receiver has been working to improve his 40-yard dash time.

Lemon Still High on Draft Boards Heading into Combine

Arundel High graduate Alec Lemon will show off his athletic skills this week when the NFL Combine begins in Indianapolis.

Lemon, who followed his Arundel career with a solid four years at Syracuse, is considered one of the top wide receivers looking to be selected in the NFL Draft. 

SBNation lists Lemon as the 24th-best wide receiver in the class, while other draft projections offer a similar assessment. There were 33 wideouts drafted last season, suggesting that he could be a late-round pick. 

The NFL Combine assesses players' athletic abilities through a series of tests including a 40-yard dash, bench press, shuttle run, broad jump, high jump and 3-cone drill. 

The Post-Standard in Syracuse said Lemon has been preparing in Tempe, AZ for the combine, and has been working to improve his 40-yard dash time. 

NFL.com gave Lemon a score of 54 on 100-point scale, suggesting he'll be drafted between the 4th and 7th round. 

The NFL Combine will take place Feb. 23-26 and will be televised on the NFL Network. 

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