Representatives from 30 NFL teams — including linebackers coaches from seven teams — gathered at Connecticut’s pro day on March 27, where 13 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Connecticut coach Paul Pasqualoni hosted a really well-run pro day in Storrs, Conn.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 | Pat Kirwan Tags: 2011 Senior Bowl, 2011 Senior Bowl, Boston College, Casey Matthews, Connecticut, Greg Jones, Lawrence Wilson, Mark Herzlich, Michigan State, Oregon
Michigan State’s Greg Jones had a lot of buzz entering Senior Bowl practices this week, but he has failed to live up to the hype. He’s way too stiff and struggled during blitz drills.
When position coaches are dispatched to a pro day, it typically signifies a definite interest in a particular prospect. Remember that when it comes to Connecticut WR Marcus Easley (6-foot-2 3/4, 211 pounds). Included among the 20 team representatives on hand at UCon”s pro day were the receivers coaches from the Jets and Ravens.
While traditional college powerhouses like Miami (Fla.), Notre Dame, Michigan and LSU are missing in action at the 2009 NFL Draft, there is one upstart having a banner year.