Report: Utah TE Dalton Kincaid Not Doing Drills At NFL Scouting Combine

Feb 27, 2023, 5:10 PM

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Utes tight end Dalton Kincaid will not participate in drills at the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.

The NFL insider shared the news on Monday, February 27.

Garafolo highlighted that while Kincaid won’t be doing any on-field work, the former Utah standout will interview with teams.

“Utah TE Dalton Kincaid, @MoveTheSticks ’ top TE and No. 10 overall prospect, will not participate in drills at the Scouting Combine, source says. Kincaid suffered a small fracture in his back in the Utes’ final regular-season game and played through it in the Pac-12 title game,” Garafolo tweeted. “Kincaid’s recovery has been overseen by noted orthopedist Robert Watkins, who determined surgery was not necessary. Kincaid is expecting to be fully cleared in the coming weeks. He will meet with teams this week in Indy but will not do any on-field work.”

The Combine is scheduled to take place at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, from February 27-March 6.

A total of 319 athletes were invited to the 2023 Combine, including the following players from Utah:

Former Utah Utes at NFL Combine

  • Braeden Daniels (Offensive Lineman)
  • Dalton Kincaid (Tight End)
  • Clark Phillips III (Cornerback)
  • Tavion Thomas (Running Back)

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About Dalton Kincaid

The Las Vegas, Nevada native played for the Utes from 2020-22. He transferred to Utah after the 2019 season. Kincaid played at San Diego from 2018-19.

Last season, Kincaid helped the Utes capture their second consecutive Pac-12 Conference title. He hauled in 70 catches for 890 yards and eight touchdowns.

At Utah, the tight end had 107 receptions for 1,414 yards and 16 touchdowns. At San Diego, Kincaid recorded over 1,000 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns.

About the NFL Scouting Combine

Athletes at the event will participate in multiple workouts and evaluations to test their ability to perform in the NFL. These are the workouts that players will undergo at the NFL Combine:

  • 40-yard dash
  • Bench press
  • Vertical jump
  • Broad jump
  • Three-cone drill
  • 20-yard shuttle
  • 60-yard shuttle

Other evaluations include:

  • Interviews
  • Physical Measurements
  • Injury Evaluation
  • Drug Screening
  • Cybex & Wonderlic tests

Live results for the Combine can be found on NFL.com. Click here to find out how to watch the Combine.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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