Oregon State DT Stephen Paea broke the NFL Combine record for the bench press with 49 reps of 225 pounds.
Heading into the combine, Paea was ranked by Sports Illustrated as the 49th best prospect and projected to be taken in the second-round of the NFL Draft. Now, with his record-breaking performance, Paea’s draft stock has shot up through the roof possibly making him a first-round pick.
Paea is certainly standing tall amongst defensive tackle prospects – who are all weaker than him.
Watch Stephen Paea catapult himself into the first-round of the NFL Draft here:
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