The 2016 NFL Scouting Combine started last week. So far, there have been a lot of draft prospects that improved their draft status with great performances and interviews at the combine. Other prospects have seen their draft stock decline as well as their NFL sports betting odds to be picked early due to poor performances during drills or injuries they sustained before the start of the Draft Combine.

Some of the prospects that saw their draft stock fall in the first three days of the combine include former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith, who suffered a knee injury during the Fiesta Bowl and is still recovering from surgery.

Smith was once considered the most talented linebacker in the draft so it will be interesting to see if any team will use a high draft pick on him and hope that he fully recovers from the knee injury.

For his part, Smith will continue rehabilitating the knee and hope he is cleared to resume drills before the start of the NFL Draft.

A couple of projected first-round picks that didn’t help themselves in the first three days of the combine are Eastern Kentucky’s Noah Spence and Ole Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche.

According to reports, Spence didn’t impress scouts with his performance in drills over the weekend. Spence ran a 4.80 40-yard dash, which was slower than anticipated, but he didn’t do very well in his interview sessions with a few NFL teams.

Nkemdiche came into the combine as another player with character issues and needed a strong performance in drills and great interviews with teams to be selected early in the draft.

Nkemdiche ran a 4.8 40-yard dash, which is impressive for a 300-pound lineman, and had a vertical jump of 35 inches. Coming into the combine, Nkemdiche’ s skills were not really in question, it was his off-field decision making that teams were worried about.

During the interviews, Nkemdiche was asked about the incident where he was arrested after falling from a balcony during the season. Nkemdiche gave conflicting stories about the incident, and some teams didn’t believe his version of the events.

Here are some other things that happened in the first three days of the NFL Scouting Combine

Joey Bosa, who was considered a top-5 pick in the draft, told reporters he was the best player in the draft. Unfortunately, Bosa didn’t live up to expectations with his disappointing performance in the 40-yard dash.

Bosa ran a 4.86 40, which isn’t very fast for a linebacker. But, some scouts don’t believe the slow 40-yard dash time will affect Bosa’s draft stock.

Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah was one of the prospects that significantly improved his draft stock in the first three days of the combine. Ogbah was one of the best defensive linemen and finished in the top-3 in most of the drills.

Ogbah ran the 40-yard dash in 4.63 seconds, which was the second best time for a defensive lineman, he had a 35.5-inch vertical jump, which was 2nd, and a broad jump of 10-1, which was 3rd.

Oklahoma defensive lineman Charles Tapper surprised a lot of scouts with his 4.59 40-yard dash, which was the best among defensive linemen.

Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee ended up with the fastest 40-yard dash for a linebacker. Lee ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds and performed well in other drills, which should help improve his draft stock.

According to scouts, Georgia linebacker Leonard Floyd was the prospect that helped himself the most in the first three days of the combine. Floyd ran a 4.60-second 40-yard dash, which was 5th best for a linebacker, he had a 39.5 inch vertical, which was 2nd best, and a 10-7 broad jump, which was the 3rd best for a linebacker.