Representatives from six NFL teams gathered at Tarleton State’s pro day held at nearby Aledo High School on March 15, where 10 players went through a workout held at the high school’s indoor facility.
Rufus Johnson, DE (6-foot-4 1/2, 266 pounds) — Johnson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.75 and 4.78 seconds. He had a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.64 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.69 seconds. Johnson will be going to Seattle and San Diego for visits with the Seahawks and Chargers, respectively. He has also been encouraged to work out at Texas State’s pro day on March 26, which should be well-attended since the University of Texas will be hosting its pro day that same day (Texas’ will be held in the morning, while Texas State’s pro day will be conducted in the afternoon.