My favorite stop for a pro day every year is Austin, Texas. They put on a great show and, trust me folks, there’s no lack of talent. This year, the curiosity was quarterback Colt McCoy, and I think the most important factor was he showed he was healthy.
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Colt McCoy might not have the strong arm that Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford displayed earlier in the week, but that shouldn’t detract from a fine performance in front of scouts from 30 NFL teams (the Lions and Rams were the only teams not in attendance).
Earl Thomas already was in good standing with NFL scouts after an impressive combine performance last month. But the safety outdid himself — and every other prospect Texas had on display — at the school’s pro day Wednesday before suffering a setback.
Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, Charles Davis, Colt McCoy, Eric Berry, Fran Charles, Gil Brandt, Jamie Dukes, Jared Gaither, Jimmy Clausen, Joe Haden, marion barber, Mike Holmgren, Mike Mayock, NFL Total Access, Rob Sims, Sam Bradford, Scott Hanson
By all accounts, Sam Bradford had a pretty impressive workout Monday. Is Bradford to the Rams now a foregone conclusion, or could the Rams look into other (trade) options?
Colt McCoy called Monday night to say he has completely recovered from his shoulder injury and will be full-go at the University of Texas’ pro day on March 29. The quarterback couldn’t participate in throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine last week because of the ailment.
Florida QB Tim Tebow ran in 4.72 seconds, the fourth-best time among the 16 quarterbacks who participated in the 40-yard dash.
Aside from a rare exception, like LSU’s Trindon Holliday, most prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine weren’t track and field superstars. Yet, many of the workouts are track and field-type drills. Nowhere is the players’ lack of proficiency in such disciplines more noticeable than the broad jump.
Typical NFL quarterbacks stand at least 6-foot-2, so when Texas’ Colt McCoy measured in at just 6-1 and 1/8 at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, it may have represented a red flag. Don’t count McCoy, though, among those concerned about the issue.
Florida QB Tim Tebow elected not to participate in the bench press Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine after it was previously believed that he would do all non-throwing workouts.
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy underwent an MRI exam Friday afternoon that showed no further damage to the nerve injury in his right shoulder.
The official measurements of the quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs are in, and a few things will stand out as concerns for NFL teams.
Rams GM Billy Devaney believes high draft grades by the top quarterbacks could sway the direction of the top pick in the draft.
All eyes seem to be on the quarterbacks at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine, and their measurements were just posted. See how the “Big Four” measured up.
Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Bucky Brooks, Colt McCoy, Dan LeFevour, Jimmy Clausen, Kevin Colbert, Mike Mayock, Sam Bradford, Scot McCloughan, Scott Pioli, Tim Tebow
With Tim Tebow not participating in throwing drills at the combine, it means none of the top-rated quarterbacks will be throwing this weekend in front of a league-wide audience.