Posts Tagged ‘Fresno State’

Derek Carr puts himself into first round at pro day

A large crowd that included representatives from all 32 teams gathered for Fresno State’s pro day Thursday. No NFL head coaches were present, but each team had at least two or three reps, including the Vikings, who sent offensive coordinator Norv Turner and general manager Rick Spielman. The star of the show was undoubtedly quarterback Derek Carr, who more than likely played himself into the lower end of the first round. Carr (6-2 1/8, 215 pounds) did an exceptional job, showing off a very, very strong arm in a 72-pass workout. His incomplete passes were mostly on long throws where he aired the ball out, but he put on a show as far as being accurate and showed he’s a […]

Derek Carr has ‘an outstanding workout’ at pro day

All 32 NFL teams were represented at Fresno State’s pro day on Thursday inside Bulldog Stadium, where quarterback Derek Carr took center stage to showcase his skills in front of such notables as the entire Oakland Raiders coaching staff (including head coach Dennis Allen), Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and offensive coordinator Norv Turner. The Raiders met with Carr this morning before the pro day workout. Carr managed to execute what Turner said was “an outstanding workout” despite spending part of Wednesday in the hospital. He did need to get an IV before working out. Carr completed 66 of 72 passes, throwing to wide receivers Davante Adams and Isaiah Burse, and tight end Marcel Jensen. Burse also was used […]

Robbie Rouse, Phillip Thomas work out well in Fresno

Representatives from 19 NFL teams gathered at Fresno State’s pro day on March 20, where 17 players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.

The Bulldogs’ successor to former Fresno State running back and current member of the San Diego Chargers — Ryan Mathews — and a star safety were the notable participants.

Fresno State’s WR Wylie looks good in pro day

At the Fresno State pro day last Wednesday.Representatives from 15 teams were at the pro day including the Detroit Lions’ wide receiver and special teams coaches. The prospects ran on FieldTurf outdoors. Devon Wylie, WR (5-9 1/4, 182 pounds). β€” Wylie is a small guy, but they’re good at returning kicks. He ran really fast at the combine and sat on his times and scores for the vertical and broad jump. He ran a 4.16 short shuffle, 6.82 three-cone. He’s a little water bug type guy that’s going to be hard to cover because he’s got such great speed and he’s a lot like Wes Welker. He’s probably a seventh round priority free agent type. Bryce Harris, OT (6-6 1/8, […]

Fresno State, Howard hold pro days

Some key observations from Fresno State’s March 11 Pro Day where 14 players worked out on grass outdoors.

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