Ex-BC DB Al Louis-Jean works out for reps from Bears, Pats

Boston College cornerback Al Louis-Jean worked out Thursday in front of representatives from two NFL teams — the Chicago Bears and New England Patriots — at Brockton (Mass.) High School. The workout took place outdoors and run on FieldTurf, and there were 10-15 mile-per-hour wind gusts.

Louis-Jean (6-foot-1 3/8, 187 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.68 seconds against the wind and 4.53 seconds with the wind. He had a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-5 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.41 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.03 seconds. Louis-Jean, who has 32 3/4-inch arms, did eight reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Louis-Jean is a free-agent pickup possibility following the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.

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.

Kerry Wynn of Richmond has visit with Miami Dolphins

Representatives from 20 NFL teams were present at Richmond’s pro day on March 18, when three Spiders football players and 14 additional athletes from area small colleges worked out indoors on FieldTurf.

Kerry Wynn, DT (6-foot-5, 267 pounds) — Wynn, who was at the NFL Scouting Combine, ran the 40-yard dash just once — in 4.70 seconds — due to a tight right hamstring. He ran the short shuttle in 4.73 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.53 seconds. Wynn has 32 1/4-inch arms.

Wynn visited with the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday, and is probably going to be a third-day selection — sixth or seventh rounds — in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Kedrick Rhodes impresses at West Alabama’s pro day

There were representatives from eight NFL teams present at West Alabama’s pro day on March 12, when players ran outdoors on FieldTurf in 56-degree temperatures and 10-20 mile-per-hour wind gusts.

Kedrick Rhodes, S (5-foot-10 7/8, 203 pounds) — Rhodes had a really good pro day, as evidenced by his numbers in the workouts. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.65 and 4.60 seconds. He had a 39-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-5 broad jump. Rhodes ran the short shuttle in 4.11 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.70 seconds. He had 22 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Rhodes is a potential seventh-round draft choice or a priority free-agent possibility at the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Another West Alabama player — safety Demetruce McNeal (6-0 5/8, 190) — worked out at Auburn’s pro day on March 4 (McNeal played at Auburn from 2010-12 before transferring to West Alabama for the 2013 season). McNeal ran the 40 in 4.57 and 4.56 seconds. He had a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-2 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.33 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.02 seconds. He performed seven strength lifts. McNeal is a free-agent possibility for a team following the draft.

Pierre Warren of Jacksonville State attracts 15 NFL teams

Representatives from 15 NFL teams were present at Jacksonville (Ala.) State’s pro day on March 11, when 10 players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.

The athlete those teams were there to see was safety Pierre Warren (6-foot 1/4, 194 pounds). Warren ran the 40-yard dash in 4.69, 4.59 and 4.68 seconds. He had a 35-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-5 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.51 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.38 seconds. Warren, who has 33 1/4-inch arms, did eight reps of 225 pounds on the bench press.

Warren is a potential seventh-round draft choice or a priority free-agent possibility at the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Ja’Wuan James, Rajion Neal stand out at Tennessee’s pro day

Representatives from 30 NFL teams — including offensive line coaches from eight teams — were present for Tennessee’s pro day Wednesday, when the Volunteer’s 2014 NFL Draft prospects worked out indoors on FieldTurf.

The offensive line position drills went extremely long, as all eight line coaches wanted to do their own drills with the players (and Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable going through the drills twice).

Zach Fulton, G (6-foot-4 5/8, 319 pounds) — Fulton ran the short shuttle in 4.78 seconds and then stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine. He performed well in the positional workout.

Ja’Wuan James, OT (6-6 5/8, 311) — James also stood on his combine numbers. James — started in all 49 games played, setting a Tennessee record for career starts for an offensive lineman — had a lights-out workout. He was very smooth in the workout and increased his draft status. James went from being a likely third-round selection to going as early as the top of the second round.

Daniel McCullers, DT (6-6 7/8, 348) — McCullers ran the 40-yard dash in 5.34 and 5.31 seconds. He had a 23-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-3 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 5.08 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.82 seconds. He had 27 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. He looked good in the workout, but tired a bit toward the end, suggesting he lacks stamina. He should be a good defensive lineman working in the sort of rotation that teams run in the NFL.

Antonio Richardson, OT (6-5 7/8, 326) — Richardson had a 31-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-4 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 5.06 seconds and the three-cone drill in 8.10 seconds. Richardson is a really good pass protector and can play at either right tackle or left tackle, which makes him a valuable player at the next level.

James Stone, C (6-3 3/8, 311) — Stone stood on his combine numbers, and went ahead and had a good pro-day workout. He looks like he has good quickness. There’s a feeling that Stone will make a team and play center for a lot years in the NFL.

Jacques Smith, LB (6-1 7/8, 258) — Smith ran the 40 in 4.93 and 4.88 seconds. He had a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-7 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.65 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.49 seconds. He also had 27 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. The Pittsburgh Steelers worked this player out at the pro day, and he fits the profile of the sort of athlete that team desires at the linebacker position. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Steelers drafted Smith, who would work out well in their system.

Rajion Neal, RB (5-11 1/8, 220) — Neal ran the 40 in 4.57 and 4.59 seconds. He had a 38-inch vertical and 9-foot-11 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.34 seconds and the three-cone in 7.20 seconds. He performed 28 lifts on the bench press. Neal really wowed scouts with his pass catching ability. After posting impressive numbers at Tennessee’s pro day and showing he can catch the ball out of the backfield, Neal might be a sixth- or seventh-round draft choice.

Jadeveon Clowney draws large NFL audience to pro day

All 32 NFL teams were represented at South Carolina’s pro day, including such dignitaries as the head coaches of the Houston Texans (Bill O’Brien) and Jacksonville Jaguars (Gus Bradley), as well as the general managers of the Jaguars (David Caldwell), Buffalo Bills (Doug Whaley) and Oakland Raiders (Reggie McKenzie).

The very well-attended pro day was held Wednesday outdoors and run on grass inside Williams-Brice Stadium, which was opened up for fans to come and watch the workouts.

Jadeveon Clowney, DE (6-foot-5 5/8, 266 pounds) — Clowney stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine (where he posted the top 40-yard dash time4.53 seconds — among defensive linemen), and looked very good in the positional drills. He moves easy and shows explosion in the drills. Clowney cemented his lofty position as one of the top 2-3 players in the 2014 NFL Draft class.

Bruce Ellington, WR (5-9 1/4, 198) — Ellington stood on his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer among wide receivers in the vertical jump, short shuttle and 60-yard shuttle). Ellington runs really good routes, and only had one drop during the workout. He is a very good athlete, who also played basketball at South Carolina. Ellington adds to the growing list of wide receivers in this year’s draft who can succeed in the NFL.

Victor Hampton, CB (5-9 3/4, 303) — Hampton ran the 40 in 4.58 and 4.64 seconds, and then stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine. Hampton has excellent coverage skills, moving around really well. However, he has had some off-the-field issues in the past.

Kelcy Quarles, DT (6-3 3/4, 296) — Quarles ran the 40 in 5.03 and 5.06 seconds. He did the short shuttle in 4.70 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.60 seconds. He also had a good pro day, moving around well but fatiguing late in the workout. He probably needs to be in better shape than he was at the pro day.

Connor Shaw, QB (6-0 7/8, 208) — Shaw stood on his combine numbers, and threw really the ball really well on short and intermediate routes. Shaw was very successful at South Carolina and will give NFL teams another quarterback to make a decision on.

Little-known Gregory Ducre impresses at Washington’s pro day

Representatives from 25 NFL teams — including Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider — were on hand for Washington’s pro day on Wednesday, when 13 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE (6-foot-5 3/4, 263 pounds) — Seferian-Jenkins had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot and has been unable to work out (he only did the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine). He will be going back to Indianapolis to have another physical.

Bishop Sankey, RB (5-10. 209) — Sankey stood on his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the bench press and broad jump, and the No. 1 performer in his position group in the three-cone drill and short shuttle). He looked very good in the position drills at the pro day, catching the ball well out of the backfield. Sankey was the top running back in the nation at breaking tackles last season. He isn’t a flashy player, but a solid performer with the chance to be the first running back selected in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Gregory Ducre, DB (5-10 1/4, 183) — Ducre ran the 40-yard dash in 4.34 and 4.32 seconds. He had a 35-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-6 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.00 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.56 seconds. He performed 17 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. Ducre had an impressive workout. This is a player who is a mystery man right now, but will have the 25 NFL teams in attendance scattering to dig out game film to check out who this guy is.

Kevin Smith, WR (5-11 1/2, 208) — Smith ran the 40 in 4.53 seconds on both of his attempts. He had a 37-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-6 broad jump. He had a 4.34-second short shuttle and 6.92-second three-cone time. He also has 10 lifts on the bench press.

Increase in NFL attendance shows improvement at North Texas

Representatives from 16 NFL teams –including a special teams coach from the Denver Broncos — were present Wednesday for North Texas’ pro day, which was held outdoors on FieldTurf.

Brelan Chancellor, WR (5-foot-8 1/2, 188 pounds) — Chancellor ran the 40-yard dash in 4.95 seconds against the wind and 4.54 seconds with the wind. He had a 41-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-1 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.16 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.84 seconds. He performed 15 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Chancellor caught the ball well in the positional workout. He also excels as a return specialist — he was the 2013 Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Year — and fielded punts from a JUGS machine, and did a good job of doing so despite strong winds. Chancellor is a likely priority free-agent pickup following the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Derek Thompson, QB (6-2 3/4, 218) — Thompson ran the 40 in 4.90 seconds against the wind and 4.84 seconds with the wind. He had a 32-inch vertical jump and 9-foot broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.15 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.44 seconds. Thompson is a the type of quarterback a team should bring into camp as a free agent and get an opportunity to develop because he has some upside.

Those 16 NFL teams present for North Texas’ pro day represents a dramatic increase from the four teams who were in attendance the previous year. Head coach Dan McCarney — who was the head coach at Iowa State from 1995-2006 — has turned around the Mean Green in his three seasons at the school, including a win over UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl to cap a 9-4 2013 season. The opening of a brand-new stadium — Apogee Stadium — coincided with McCarney’s arrival at North Texas.

All the scouts from those 16 NFL teams in attendance were extremely happy with how the pro day was organized. They were fed a lunch following the on-field workouts and joined by the North Texas coaching staff.

Wenning is best QB prospect in draft we haven’t heard about

There were 21 NFL teams represented to see prospects work out indoors on FieldTurf at Ball State’s pro day on March 27. Among those prospects working out was Keith Wenning, who is probably the best quarterback prospect in this 2014 NFL Draft class that we haven’t heard anything about.

Wenning (6-foot-2 5/8, 223 pounds) has numerous workouts scheduled with NFL teams, including with the Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots. Wenning — who stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine — is a two-time second-team All-MAC selection who threw for 4,148 yards, 35 touchdowns and 7 interceptions in 2013.

Willie Snead, WR (5-11 1/8, 197) — Snead — who has 10 1/8-inch hands — ran the 40-yard dash in 4.56 and 4.59 seconds. He had a 36-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11 broad jump. He had a short shuttle time of 4.38 seconds and did the three-cone drill in 7.18 seconds. Snead — who was at the combine — had an excellent pro-day workout.

Jamill Smith, WR (5-6 1/4, 152) — Smith ran the 40 in 4.51 and 4.54 seconds. He had a 37 1/2-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-9 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.36 seconds and the three-cone in 7.17 seconds. He performed 18 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press, which is outstanding for an athlete of his size. Smith is described as being as quick as a hiccup, and could be a free-agent pickup possibility for a team following the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Brett Smith, Robert Herron of Wyoming to work out for Panthers

Representatives from 23 NFL teams — including Philadelphia Eagles quarterback coach Bill Musgrave — were present for Wyoming’s pro day on March 13, when nine players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.

Robert Herron, WR (5-foot-9 1/8, 190 pounds) — Herron ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38, 4.37 and 4.35 seconds. He stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in the vertical and broad jumps, short shuttle and three-cone drill. Herron, who has 9 3/4-inch hands, did position drills with quarterback Brett Smith throwing passes. Herron has a visit scheduled with the New Orleans Saints later this week.

Marqueston Huff, FS (5-11 1/8, 195) — Huff stood on his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the 40-yard dash and short shuttle). Because of his speed, Huff can play both safety and cornerback (he did just that at Wyoming). However, Huff thinks he’s better suited in the NFL at safety.

Brett Smith, QB (6-1 3/8, 205) — Smith ran the 40 in 4.65, 4.60 and 4.59 seconds. He had a 31-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-8 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.98 seconds. Smith, who has 10-inch hands, performed 18 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Smith and Herron will work out with the Carolina Panthers on Thursday.

Indianapolis Colts’ Chuck Pagano present at USC’s pro day

Representatives from all 32 NFL teams — including seven offensive line coaches and Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano – were present for USC’s pro day on March 12, when 17 Trojans players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.

Dion Bailey, SS (5-foot-11 5/8, 211 pounds) — Bailey had a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-6 broad jump. He performed 14 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. He then stood on his times in the runs from the NFL Scouting Combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the three-cone drill, short shuttle and 60-yard shuttle). Bailey is a quality player who had a solid field pro-day workout. He’ll probably be a third-day (Rounds 4-7) draft pick.

Xavier Grimble, TE (6-4 1/8, 261) — Grimble ran the 40-yard dash in 4.90 and 4.94 seconds. He had a 30 1/2-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.79 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.41 seconds. Grimble, who has 10-inch hands and 33-inch arms, did 16 lifts on the bench press. Grimble had a good pro day, catching the ball well after shaking off a couple drops early in the workout.

Devon Kennard, LB (6-2 7/8, 251) — Kennard, who has 9 7/8-inch hands and 33 5/8-inch arms, stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine and only did positional drills at the pro day. He moved well in drills, caught the ball well, and will probably be a top half of the third day of the draft selection.

Marqise Lee, WR (5-11 7/8, 199) — Lee did the three-cone drill in 6.96 seconds, had 11 reps on the bench press and stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine. Lee, who has 9 1/2-inch hands, had a great pro-day workout. He’s very quick coming out of his breaks, and does everything he needs to be a great receiver.

Marcus Martin, C (6-3 1/8, 318) — Martin was at the combine, but unable to work out due to a left knee injury (only performing the bench press while in Indianapolis). At USC’s pro day, Martin ran the 40 in 5.33 and 5.22 seconds. He had a 22 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 4.93-second short shuttle time. He was not able to do the broad jump or three-cone drill due to the left knee issue. Martin, who has 33 3/8-inch arms, will probably be the second center selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, possibly sometime at the bottom of the third round or early fourth round.

Silas Redd, RB (5-9 1/8, 218) — Redd did not work out due to a right PCL injury. He is tentatively scheduled to work out for teams on April 22.

George Uko, DE (6-2 3/8, 294) — Uko had a short shuttle time of 4.57 seconds and did the three-cone in 7.47 seconds. Uko, who has 33 1/4-inch arms, did 22 lifts on the bench press and stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine. Uko had a very good workout and will probably be a late second-day draft pick.

Players who are potential rookie free-agent pickups also worked out at the pro day.

Kevin Graf, OT (6-5 3/4, 303) — Graf did the 40 in 5.11 and 5.03 seconds. He had a 29-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.77 seconds and the three-cone in 7.53 seconds. Graf, who has 33 1/2-inch arms, did 27 reps on the bench press.

Torin Harris, CB (5-11 5/8, 189) — Harris ran the 40 in 4.46 and 4.54 seconds (he rolled at the start of the first 40 run). He had a 41-inch vertical and 10-10 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.23 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.96 seconds. Harris, who has 32 3/8-inch arms, did 9 strength lifts. Harris did look like he had some quickness and displayed an ability to flip his hips during the workout. Because of the nature of his position, he is a likely priority free-agent pickup following the draft.

Morgan Breslin, LB (6-1 3/8, 240) — Breslin ran the 40 in 4.60 and 4.69 seconds. He strained his left groin on the second 40 attempt around the 20-yard mark. He had a 35 1/2-inch vertical and 9-6 broad jump. Breslin, who has 31 3/4-inch arms, did 26 reps on the bench press. Due to the groin strain, Breslin did not have a positional workout and will work out on April 22.

Mike Pennel of CSU-Pueblo worked out by 49ers scout

Representatives from eight NFL teams gathered at Colorado State-Pueblo’s pro day on March 31 to see eight ThunderWolves players, plus two other athletes from area small schools, work out outdoors on FieldTurf in 50-degree temperatures and 20-25 mile-per-hour wind gusts.

Mike Pennel, DT (6-foot-4 1/4, 333 pounds) — Pennel, who has 32 5/8-inch arms, had a 27-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-8 broad jump. He stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, three-cone drill and bench press. Pennel was worked out in the field drills by San Francisco 49ers regional scout Scott Brown. Pennel might be a third-day draft selection or a priority free-agent pickup following the 2014 NFL Draft.

Stanford’s Cameron Fleming looks like a 10-year NFL starter

There were 27 NFL teams represented — including a large contingent of San Francisco 49ers personnel — at Stanford’s pro day on March 20, when 14 players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.

Cameron Fleming, OT (6-foot-5, 325 pounds) — Fleming had a 25 1/2-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-1 broad jump. Fleming stood on his times from the NFL Scouting Combine in the 40-yard dash, three-cone drill and short shuttle. Fleming might not be a capable left tackle in the NFL, but he will be a very good right tackle in the league and a likely 10-year starter at the position. That quality will make Fleming a second-day draft pick, probably in the 40-50 range.

Tyler Gaffney, RB (5-11 5/8, 217) — Gaffney did 15 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press, and then stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the three-cone drill and the top performer in the 60-yard shuttle). Gaffney worked out well and catches the ball really well out of the backfield. Unfortunately, in an age when running backs are not a valuable commodity in the NFL, Gaffney’s draft prospects appear to be as a late-round selection.

Ben Gardner, DE (6-4 1/8, 262) — Gardner ran the 40-yard dash in 5.07 and 5.03 seconds. He had a 39 1/2-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.24 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.98 seconds. He has 30 3/4-inch arms, which are on the short side. He could not participate in the bench press due to a torn left pectoral muscle. Gardner is also a likely third-day draft pick, probably in the seventh round.

Josh Mauro, DE (6-6 1/8, 280) — Mauro ran the 40 in 5.23 and 5.21 seconds. He had a 31-inch vertical. He ran the short shuttle in 4.50 seconds. Mauro, who has 31 3/8-inch arms, did 29 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. He could not run the three-cone drill because of a left hamstring strain. Mauro is another Stanford prospect who appears to be a third-day draft selection.

Trent Murphy, LB (6-5 5/8, 260) — Murphy ran the 40 in 4.89 and 4.82 seconds, and stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the three-cone drill). Murphy has 11-inch hands and 34 1/8-inch arms. He will be a strong-side linebacker in the NFL. Murphy worked at as a down lineman at the Senior Bowl, but played as a strong-side linebacker in the game. He plays football a lot faster than his 40 times would suggest. Murphy is a likely second-day draft pick, probably in the third round.

Ed Reynolds, FS (6 7/8, 206) — Reynolds ran the 40 in 4.51 and 4.52 seconds. He had a 38-inch vertical jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.49 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.18 seconds. Reynolds — who was at the combine — did not do the broad jump or bench press at Stanford’s pro day. Reynolds, the son of former NFL linebacker Ed Reynolds who played for the New England Patriots and New York Giants, is probably a bottom of the third round to top of fourth round draft choice.

Shayne Skov, LB (6-2 1/2, 242) — Skov did 28 strength lifts, but due to a left hamstring issue he was not able to work out. Skov will do a workout for NFL personnel on April 21.

David Yankey, G (6-6, 317) — Yankey stood on his times from the combine in the 40 and three-cone. He had a 30-inch vertical jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.69 seconds. He also did 25 lifts on the bench press. Yankey did not have as good of a 2013 season as he did in 2012. However, his father passed away early in the season and that likely affected his play on the field. What Yankey did in the 2012 season would indicate a second-day draft slot.

Large group of Oakland Raiders coaches check out Cal’s pro day

Representatives from 17 NFL teams — including a large contingent of Oakland Raiders coaches, as well as linebacker coaches from the Baltimore Ravens and Minnesota Vikings — were present for California’s pro day on March 18, when 15 players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf in 75-degree temperatures.

Deandre Coleman, DT (6-foot-5, 315 pounds) — Coleman, who was at the NFL Scouting Combine, ran the 40-yard dash in 5.06 and 5.09 seconds. He had a 25 1/2-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-7 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 5.10 seconds and did the three-cone drill in 7.71 seconds. He has 33 1/2-inch arms and 10 3/8-inch hands. He did a positional workout in which he did some good things.

Khairi Fortt, LB (6-2, 242) — Fortt ran the 40 in 4.75 and 4.68 seconds. He had a short shuttle time of 4.35 seconds and completed the three-cone drill in 7.12 seconds. Fortt stood on his numbers from the combine in the vertical jump and broad jump. Fortt has 33 1/8-inch arms and 10 1/2-inch hands. Fortt had a really good pro-day workout, moving around well in space and also catching the ball well. This is a player who will probably be picked in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Richard Rodgers, TE (6-4, 260) — Rodgers ran the 40 in 4.96 and 4.82 seconds. He had a 31 1/2-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-4 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.63 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.31 seconds. In the beginning of his positional workout, he dropped a couple of passes, but from then on he looked good catching the ball. Rodgers is probably a third-day (Rounds 4-7) draft pick.

Brendan Bigelow, RB (5-9 1/2, 185) — Bigelow ran the 40-yard dash just once (4.52 seconds) because he strained his right hamstring during the run. He also performed 17 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Bigelow is a player who’s described as the type who a team can put into the game to run draws or screens, or catch the ball out of the backfield. Bigelow is a likely free-agent pickup following the draft.

The Cal coaches were very helpful for the NFL personnel in attendance. California’s football facilities have received a big facelift recently, with new offices and a new FieldTurf playing surface. The program has done a great job of upgrading facilities.

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