Henderson falls, Linder’s draft stock rises at Miami’s pro day

Representatives from 25 NFL teams — including Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin, Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable and Cincinnati Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander — were present at Miami’s pro day on Thursday, when 19 players worked out outdoors on a soft, soggy grass field.

Seantrel Henderson, OT (6-foot-7 1/8, 339 pounds) — Henderson, whose weight was eight pounds more than at the NFL Scouting Combine, ran the 40-yard dash in 5.15 and 5.14 seconds. He had a 28-inch vertical jump (which was four inches higher than what he did at the combine). He had an 8-foot-6 broad jump. He also performed 23 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. Henderson cut short his pro day during the position workout. He apparently fell down while in a pulling drill and left the field.

Allen Hurns, WR (6-1 1/4, 194) — Hurns — who was at the combine — ran the 40 in 4.54 and 4.55 seconds. He also had a 4.39-second short shuttle time. Hurns caught the ball well during his positional workout. Because of the depth at the wide receiver position in this year’s draft, Hurns is probably going to be a priority free-agent pickup possibility following the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Brandon Linder, G (6-5 7/8, 311) — Linder — who was at the combine — ran the short shuttle in 4.71 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.77 seconds. Linder had a very good pro-day workout. He looked good pulling and has strong hands. This is a smart player, and he likely helped himself with his pro-day performance. He could be selected in or around the fourth round of the draft.

Stephen Morris, QB (6-2, 211) — Morris, who has size-10 hands, threw in a scripted workout that lasted 20 minutes. It was an above average workout, during which he showed good athletic ability. Morris turned heads at the Manning Passing Academy in July. I thought he’d do well during the 2013 season (Morris was my No. 2-rated senior quarterback going into the season behind AJ McCarron of Alabama), but he hasn’t done as well as I thought he would.

The punter, Pat O’Donnell, wanted to work out, but was told not to bother with going through pro-day drills. O’Donnell generated buzz in Indianapolis after running a 4.62-second 40-yard dash and posting more reps on the bench press than Jadeveon Clowney.

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