Fifteen NFL hopefuls attend Appalachian State Pro Day

A total of eight players from Appalachian State worked out at the university’s pro day on March 18, which was held indoors on FieldTurf. Seven players from small schools also took part in the drills as representatives from 20 NFL teams watched.

Demetrius McCray, CB (6-5 1/8, 185 pounds) — McCray improved on all of his marks from the NFL Scouting Combine. He stopped the clocks at 4.47 seconds in the 40-yard dash and posted a 40 1/2-inch vertical jump. He went 11 feet in the broad jump and posted a 4.21 in the short shuttle. He recorded eight strength lifts at 225 pounds. He worked out as a position player.

Jeremy Kimbrough, LB (5-9, 235 pounds) — Slated as a priority free agent after the 2013 NFL Draft, Kimbrough worked out as a linebacker and fullback. He posted a 4.56 40, a 9-foot-9 broad jump and completed 21 strength lifts.

Steven Miller, RB (5-6 3/8, 172 pounds) — Miller worked out as a running back and returned punts. He went 4.52 in the 40 and posted a 43-inch vertical leap. Miller clocked in a 4.19 in the short shuttle and racked up 15 strength lifts.

Eric Breitenstein, FB (5-9 7/8, 230 pounds) — The Wofford standout worked out again after taking part in his school’s pro day earlier this month. He recorded a best time of 4.75 in the 40.

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