Three step out from the crowd at LSU’s pro day

Defensive tackle Al Woods impressed scouts during LSU's pro day. (Rogelio V. Solis / Associated Press)

If quantity is what you are looking for, then LSU’s pro day was the place to be. While none of the Tigers’ prospects are projected to go in the first round, there were still 12 noteworthy players that could get drafted from the second round on out.

Given the large group of prospects, representatives from all 32 teams, including the entire Saints coaching staff and GM Mickey Loomis, Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and defensive line coach Bryan Cox and Panthers offensive coordinator Jeff Davidson were in attendance.

While many of the players failed to really separate themselves, three in particular stood out. CB Chris Hawkins, LB Perry Riley and DT Al Woods were exceptional.

Hawkins showed great aptitude in the position drills, and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.42 seconds twice. He also had a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-11 broad jump.

Riley, meanwhile, looked great in position drills and did 17 bench press repetitions at 225 pounds. He kept the rest of his numbers from the combine.

Woods (6-3 1/2, 307) outperformed fellow DT Charles Alexander, and ran a 4.98 and 5.05 in the 40, had a 9-foot broad jump and did 23 bench press reps.

Here is a look at how the rest of the prospects fared:

DE Rahim Alem (6-2 1/2, 257) had a 33-inch vertical, a 9-7 broad jump, a 4.59 short shuttle, a 7.19 three-cone drill and 18 bench press reps.

Alexander (6-3 1/8, 298) ran a 5.40 and 5.43 in the 40, had a 32 1/2-inch vertical, an 8-6 broad jump and a 4.92 short shuttle. A shoulder ailment kept him from lifting.

OT Ciron Black (6-4 1/4, 327) had a 26-inch vertical, a 7-7 broad jump, a 4.94 short shuttle, a 8.05 three-cone drill and did position drills.

LB Harry Coleman (6-1 1/2, 212) ran the 40 in 4.49, 4.51 and 4.48, had a 33-inch vertical jump, a 9-10 broad jump and a 6.95 three-cone drill.

KR Trindon Holliday (5-5 1/4, 165) stood on all of his combine numbers.

S Chad Jones (6-2 1/4, 225) ran a 4.57 and 4.66 in the 40, had a 9-7 broad jump, a 4.18 short shuttle, a 6.84 three-cone drill and did 11 bench press reps.

WR Brandon LaFell (6-2 1/2, 211) ran a 4.56 and 4.54 in the 40 and did 11 bench press reps.

RB Charles Scott (5-11 3/8, 232) ran a 4.54 and 4.53 in the 40, had a 31-inch vertical, a 9-6 broad jump and 17 bench press reps.

RB Keiland Williams (5-11 1/4, 231) ran a 4.54 and 4.49 in the 40, had a 33-inch vertical and did 16 bench press reps.

Of note, former Oklahoma State and Texas Southern QB Bobby Reid (6-2 3/4, 242) was at the event and functioned as the throwing quarterback. He also did the drills, running the 40 in 4.67 and 4.64 seconds, posting a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 9-3 broad jump, a 4.41 short shuttle and 19 bench press reps.

Gil Brandt

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