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How will combine affect Bernard's stock?

YVENSON BERNARD

IT WASN'T THE forty time Oregon State running back Yvenson Bernard was looking to run this weekend while in Indy at the NFL scouting combine. The showing also brings up the time honored question -- just how much does combine testing, and pro days, affect the draft status of NFL hopefuls?

Yvenson Bernard clocked a 4.81 and 4.78 in the forty according to a Sports Illustrated report -- not exactly tearing up the turf. The difference in speed between the college and pro games already had some opining that Bernard may be one of those guys who were great in college but who lack the speed and size to succeed in the NFL. And his time in the forty will not help those who hold that...

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