A contingent from the Carolina Panthers were among 15 teams who came to Ohio University’s pro day on March 11 to watch 17 players — 10 from Ohio University and seven from local small schools — work out outdoors on FieldTurf.
Panthers offensive coordinator Jeff Davidson, wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert and GM Marty Hurney were all on hand to direct a 30-minute workout with WR Taylor Price (6-feet 3/8, 202 pounds), who stood on all of his numbers from the Scouting Combine but ran position drills and caught passes from Ohio University QBs Brandon Jones and Theodis Scott.
One other player, DB Thad Turner, stood out from the 17 players on hand. Turner (5-10 3/4, 188) ran a 4.51 and 4.51 40-yard dash, 4.26 short shuttle and a 7.20 three-cone drill. He recorded a 41-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 3-inch broad jump and did 14 bench press repetitions at 225 pounds.
– Gil Brandt