Posts Tagged ‘Central Florida’

Blake Bortles cements status as top draft prospect

Representatives from all 32 NFL teams — including the head coaches from the Atlanta Falcons (Mike Smith), Houston Texans (Bill O’Brien), Jacksonville Jaguars (Gus Bradley), Minnesota Vikings (Mike Zimmer) and Oakland Raiders (Dennis Allen), and general managers from the Jaguars, Texans, Vikings and Tampa Bay Buccaneers — were on hand Wednesday for Central Florida’s pro day. The workout was held indoors on FieldTurf. Blake Bortles, QB (6-foot-4 3/4, 229 pounds) — Bortles only went through the on-field positional workout, standing on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in running drills and jumps (he was a top performer in his position group in both the vertical and broad jumps). Bortles had an impressive workout, only missing on a couple long […]

Central Florida’s Latavius Murray generating buzz among scouts

A total of 26 NFL teams sent representatives to Central Florida’s pro day on March 20, which was also attended by Detroit Lions senior personnel executive James Harris. A total of 15 Central Florida players worked out.

Rounding up Central Florida, Northern Illinois pro days

Cornerback Josh Robinson attracted team reps to Central Florida’s pro day, and QB Chandler Harnish made the most of his chance to show off for scouts at Northern Illinois.

Official 40-yard dash results: Defensive backs

Josh Robinson of Central Florida led all defensive backs Tuesday when he ran a 4.33-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Central Florida’s Troup earning tons of attention

Central Florida’s best prospect, DT Torell Troup, didn’t actually work out at the school’s pro day on March 25, but don’t be alarmed. The 6-foot-2, 315-pounder is making the rounds. He is visiting with the Lions on Thursday, has a visit scheduled with the Vikings next week, and has already worekd out for the Patriots, Chiefs, Browns, Broncos and Saints.

Marshall, Central Florida hold pro days

Marshall and Central Florida held pro day workouts on March 26. The highlight amongst the 11 players who worked out in front of representatives from 12 teams at Central Florida was DB Joe Burnett, who looked sharp in his positional workouts.

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