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Cyril Richardson of Baylor boosts draft status with weight loss

Representatives from 29 NFL teams — including an offensive line coach from the Indianapolis Colts and a defensive backs coach from the New York Jets — were on hand for Baylor’s pro day on Wednesday, when 19 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf with loud music playing in the background. Cyril Richardson, G (6-foot-4 1/4, 333 pounds) — Richardson ran the 40-yard dash in 5.23 and 5.28 seconds. Richardson, who has 34 3/8-inch arms, did 30 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Richardson has lost about 20 pounds since the end of the 2013 season when he was at the Reese’s Senior Bowl. He has worked hard to lose that weight and that hard work paid off at […]

Wide receiver prospects get close look at Baylor’s pro day

Representatives from 27 NFL teams gathered at the pro day held at Baylor on Wednesday, where 14 players went through a workout held indoors on FieldTurf.

Prospects shine in spotlight at Baylor pro day

Baylor’s top prospects, including QB Robert Griffin III, drew a lot of attention Wednesday, and Griffin III made the most of it.

RG3 wows in workout, deserves first-pick consideration

The workout that Robert Griffin III had Wednesday at Baylor was outstanding. I’m not sure whether he or Andrew Luck should be the No. 1 overall draft pick.

Griffin throwing at Baylor pro day

Robert Griffin III has been throwing at his pro day Wednesday at Baylor.

Baylor pro day a ‘circus’

It’s a circus here at Baylor, with people waiting to watch Robert Griffin III work out.

RGIII explains his decision not to throw at combine’s Steve Wyche reported earlier this week that Baylor’s Heisman Trophy-winning QB, Robert Griffin III, wouldn’t throw at the NFL Scouting Combine. On Friday, Griffin confirmed it and was clear that nobody else — not his agent, nor his training staff — made the decision for him.

Griffin officially measured at 6-foot-2 3/8, 223 pounds

Baylor QB Robert Griffin III has yet to go through any drills at the NFL Scouting Combine this week, but he passed one of his most important tests in the eyes of many scouts when he stepped up to the scale Friday morning.

Baylor moves Pro Day to March 21

Baylor has moved its Pro Day up one day — it will now take place on March 21 — to avoid any conflict with Stanford.

RG3, Newton together now on Radio Row, soon in the NFL

Robert Griffin III made the rounds at Radio Row on Friday, when he bumped into another Heisman Trophy winner.

Watkins ready to light NFL’s fire — and put it out

The team that drafts Baylor’s Danny Watkins gets an offensive tackle with the potential to put out fires along the line of scrimmage — and in the locker room.

Watkins took unusual journey to Senior Bowl

So how does a Canadian who grew up dreaming about a career in the National Hockey League and worked as a fireman for five years prior to entering college wind up in Senior Bowl?

Baylor OT Smith is no joke

Jason Smith doesn’t play around. While most of the other draft prospects saw their opportunity to talk with kids at an NFL Play 60 event as a chance to smile for the cameras, joke around and dispense cliches, Smith got serious.

Lions meet with Curry’s agents, not showing hand

The Detroit Lions, the holders of next weekend’s No. 1 draft pick, gave the agents for Wake Forest LB Aaron Curry — Andy Ross and Michael Sullivan — no indication of their plans during a meeting Saturday.

Smith is main attraction at Baylor’s pro day

Representatives from 15 NFL teams attended Baylor Pro Day on Tuesday. The main attraction was offensive tackle Jason Smith, who’s projected to be a top-10 draft pick next month.

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