Representatives from 18 teams traveled to Hofstra on March 24 to watch 29 players from various schools work out indoors on FieldTurf.
Monmouth TE John Nalbone measured in at 6-4 1/4 and 257 pounds. He ran a 4.75 and 4.81 40-yard dash, a 4.22 short shuttle and 6.97 three-cone drill, with a 30-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 3-inch broad jump and 22 strength lifts. Two days later, Nalbone worked out in front of scouts at Monmouth University, where he measured in six pounds lighter at 251. There he posted a 4.63 and 4.66 40-yard dash, a 4.22 short shuttle, 6.94 three-cone-drill, a 30-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 9-inch broad jump and 22 strength lifts.
Maine DE/LB Jovan Belcher (6-1 3/8, 243) ran a 4.90 and 4.88 40-yard dash, 4.25 short shuttle and 7.07 three-cone drill. Belcher recorded a 30-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot broad jump and 19 bench press lifts.
Stony Brook DE James Harris (6-4, 263) ran a 5.15 and 5.19 40-yard dash, 4.72 short shuttle and an 8.33 three-cone drill. Harris added a 28-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot, 2-inch broad jump and 22 strength lifts.
The Carolina Panthers were the only team on hand to watch 18 players — 10 from Appalachian State — work out outdoors on FieldTurf.
WR T.J. Courman (5-8 1/8, 189) had the most notable workout, clocking in with a 4.60 and 4.57 in the 40-yard dash, a 4.25 short shuttle, and a time of 7.08 in the three-cone drill. Courman also posted a 33.5-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 6-inch broad jump and 19 bench press lifts.
– Gil Brandt