Okung’s presence allows linemates to garner attention

The presence of potential top-5 pick Russell Okung at Oklahoma State’s pro day may have just helped a couple of his teammates along the offensive line.

Okung, the star of the show with WR Dez Bryant working out in his hometown of Lufkin, Texas on March 25, checked in at 6-foot-5, 310 pounds. He stood on his workout numbers from the combine, and ran positional drills, which were orchestrated by Falcons scout Bob Kronenberg.

While Okung kept his combine times, RT Brady Bond and C Andrew Lewis put on quite a performance for the representatives from 25 teams in attendance, including Bills general manager Buddy Nix.

Bond looked very good in the positional drills and also demonstrated good lower body explosion with some solid jumps. Lewis was not quite as exceptional in terms of his times and measurements, but displayed a great feel for the center position.

Seventeen players worked out, but here is a rundown of the top seven prospects at the Cowboys’ pro day, which took place outdoors on FieldTurf at Boone Pickens Stadium:

Bond (6-6, 299 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 5.23 and 5.28 seconds, had a 29-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot, 4-inch broad jump, a 4.94-second short shuttle and did 22 repetitions at 225 pounds on the bench press. His vertical jump would have placed him among the top performers at the combine among offensive linemen.

Lewis (6-4 1/2, 298 pounds) ran the 40 in 5.35 and 5.40 seconds, had a 24 1/2-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot broad jump, a 4.98 short shuttle and did 22 lifts in the bench press.

QB Zac Robinson (6-2, 210) stood on his combine numbers and did throwing drills.

RB Keith Toston (5-10 3/4, 205 pounds) ran the 40 in 4.60 and 4.62 seconds, ran the short shuttle in 4.44 seconds and had a 7.28-second three-cone drill. He stood on his combine numbers for the vertical jump and the broad jump, and did not do the bench press.

DT Swanson Miller (6-3, 300 pounds) ran the 40 in 5.20 and 5.26 seconds, had a 27-inch vertical jump, a 7-foot broad jump, a 4.98-second short shuttle and did 22 reps in the bench press.

S Lucien Antoine (6-foot, 218 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash one time in 4.68 seconds and pulled up with a hamstring injury. He subsequently stood on all his numbers from the combine.

Gil Brandt

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