Georgia State’s Robert Davis draws Julio Jones comparisons at NFL combine

Georgia State wide receiver Robert Davis runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Indianapolis.
Georgia State wide receiver Robert Davis runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Indianapolis.

Credit: Michael Conroy

Credit: Michael Conroy

Georgia State wide receiver Robert Davis made an impression at the NFL combine.

The Panthers’ all-time leading wide receiver ran a 40 in 4.44 seconds. He finished in the top three in three categories among wide receivers:

• First among all wide receivers with a broad jump of 136.0 inches.

• Second in the vertical jump among wide receivers with a 41.0-inch leap.

• Third among wide receivers in the bench press with 19 repetitions of 225 pounds.

Davis was a first-team all-conference pick at Georgia State, averaging 16.1 yards per catch in 2015 (61-980, six TD) and leading the Sun Belt in receiving yards per game (77.8) and averaging 43.8 yards on his five touchdowns in 2016.

His measurements drew the quick eye of some NFL researchers:

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