At the Louisville Pro Day on March 26, C Eric Wood (6-foot-4, 310 pounds) showed why he is generating a lot of buzz from many NFL teams.
Wood did position drills at the pro day but otherwise stood on his marks from the NFL combine. He has already visited the Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals and has worked out for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Denver Broncos. He also has a workout scheduled with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
In all, reps from 17 NFL teams attended the pro day, including New England Patriots offensive line coach/assistant head coach Dante Scarnecchia. The 11 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.
Here are the other notables for the pro day:
QB Hunter Cantwell (6-4 3/8, 236 pounds) did position drills but otherwise stood on his numbers from the combine.
RB/FB Brock Bolen (5-11½, 233 pounds) ran the 40 in times of 4.77 and 4.80 with a 31½-inch vertical leap and a 9-foot, 2-inch broad jump. He did the short-shuttle drill in 4.35 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.95 seconds, and did 24 repetitions of 225 pounds on the bench press.
DT Adrian Grady (6-1¼, 307 pounds) ran the 40 in 5.20 and 5.18 seconds with a 33-inch vertical and an 8-foot, 10-inch broad jump. He put up times of 4.63 in the short shuttle and 7.52 in the three-cone drill, and he didn’t participate in the bench press.
CB Woodny Turenne (5-11 3/8, 183 pounds) did the 40 in times of 4.49 and 4.54 seconds with a 32½-inch vertical and a 10-foot broad jump. He had a 4.39 short shuttle and a 6.93 three-cone drill, with 12 reps on the bench.
Western Kentucky’s pro day, held on March 25, was attended by representatives from eight NFL teams.
Seven players worked out indoors on a hard, rubber surface, and the top prospect was OL Greg Ryan (6-3 7/8, 304 pounds).
Ryan ran the 40 in times of 5.22 and 5.25 seconds with a 31½-inch vertical and a 9-foot, 4-inch broad jump. He had a 4.55 short shuttle and a 7.93 three-cone drill, with 31 strength lifts on the bench.
Another standout prospect was DE Dan Cline (6-5 3/8, 272 pounds). He ran a 4.89 and 4.91 in the 40, had a 30½-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot, 6-inch broad jump, a 4.58 short shuttle, a 7.29 three-cone drill and did 21 strength lifts.
— Gil Brandt