Best news at the Wisconsin pro day was that veteran LB Jack Cichy was back on the field after teraing an ACL in mid-season. Cichy, who wasn’t ready to work out at last month’s combine, opted not to run the 40 but stood out in other drills. Indeed, both Cichy’s 20-yard shuttle time of 4.20 and his 6.88 second 3-cone drill would have ranked in the top five at his position at the combine. Cichy also posted a competitive 33.5-inch vertical jump. Meanwhile, CB Nick Nelson, who an okay combine, impressed with a short shuttle time of 3.88 seconds which would have been the fastest time of any player at the combine this year. Steady, DE Alec James was also steady as he ran the 40 in 4.75 seconds, had a 32.5” vertical, along with 26 BP reps each of which would have been competitive at the combine. Same story for safety Joe Ferguson whose 40 time of 4.63 wasn’t all that fast, but he was much quicker in the shuttle drills and had a decent 34.5” vertical; of concern, though, was the fact that Ferguson only managed a measly 5 reps in the BP. CB Derrick Tindel ran the 40 in 4.52 and had a very good 37.5” vertical, while fellow CB Lubern Figaro, who struggled to find a spot in the Badgers’ lineup, but impressed in the physical testing as he ran the 40 in 4.42 seconds with a leap of 36.5” in the vertical and 10-4 in the long jump. 5T DE Conor Sheehy had a 5.13 40 clocking while posting 21 reps in the BP.