The confidential list of players who tested positive at the February Scouting Combine finally has been distributed to the teams.
And, as usual, its confidentiality has been compromised.
Jay Glazer and Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com report that Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer and USC tight end Anthony McCoy are the biggest names on the list.
Per the report, Dwyer tested positive for amphetamines, but a source told Glazer and/or Marvez that the result was triggered by a prescription medication that Dwyer has clearance to take for a pre-existing condition. (Maybe he caught “lethargy addiction” from JaMarcus Russell.)
McCoy tested positive for marijuana. His agents reportedly revealed the result to NFL teams weeks ago in an apparent effort to whip up a little chicken salad.
Though it was wise to get the word out, given that the teams get the official list too late in the process to do anything other than take the kid’s name off the board, the fact remains that the only guys who test positive for pot at the Combine are either really dumb, or they have a problem.
McCoy is projected as a second-day pick. Dwyer could go as high as round three, or early on day three.