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Takeaways from Day 4 at the scouting combine

TOP STORY: Mississippi receiver DK Metcalf solidified his spot as a star of the combine. After measuring in at 6-foot-3 3/8 and 228 pounds with 1.6 percent body fat, he ran a 4.33-second 40-yard dash.

That’s moving for anyone. It’s flying for a man that big and strong. It’s the fastest time for someone at least 225 pounds since 2003, according to NFL Network.

Metcalf cried after seeing the time. He also had a 40.5-inch vertical jump.

“I’d like to have a 6-3 guy that can run 4.3,” Browns general manager John Dorsey said earlier in the week. “I’ll take that every day, but you’re not going to get those guys.”

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He probably won’t get Metcalf. Originally thought to be a middle-of-the-first-round pick, the workout could send him into the top 10.

OHIO GUYS ARE FAST: Ohio State’s Parris Campbell and Massachusetts’ Andy Isabella (Mayfield) led the receivers with 4.31s. OSU’s Terry McLaurin was at 4.35 and OSU’s Johnnie Dixon 4.41.

GOOD AND BAD: Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell was raised by military parents and he’s the youngest of nine siblings. He gave the same scouting report for both situations.

“A gift and a curse,” he said with a big smile.

HE SAID IT: “Me and Myles Garrett? Are you serious? Come on, now. It would be one-two punch on them.” — Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver on the possibility of being drafted by the Browns.

Browns writer for The Chronicle-Telegram and The Medina Gazette. Proud graduate of Northwestern University. Husband and stepdad. Avid golfer who needs to hit the range to get down to a single-digit handicap. Right about Johnny Manziel, wrong about Brandon Weeden. Contact Scott at 440-329-7253, or email and follow him on and Twitter.

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