Representatives from all 32 NFL teams were on hand for Georgia Tech’s pro day Friday, including Joe Cullen, the defensive line coach of the Buccaneers, as well as four linebacker coaches and a defensive backs coach. There were 12 players who worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Jeremiah Attaochu, DE: Attaochu (6-foot-3 3/8, 249 pounds) did not work out at the combine because of an injury. At his pro day, he ran the 40 in 4.57 and 4.62 seconds. He had a 37 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-3 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.68 and the three-cone drill in 7.28. His arms measured 34 1/2 inches, and he did not perform the bench press. Attaochu, who has […]
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Georgia Tech had its pro day on Thursday. It was attended by representatives of 28 NFL teams, including the defensive backs coach from the Miami Dolphins. Five Georgia Tech players participated. The workout was held indoors on FieldTurf.
They went to rival schools. And even if they didn’t play on the same field, the ties still run deep. Calvin Johnson was a star at Georgia Tech, an All-American who would go on to become the No. 2 pick of the draft. A.J. Green was a star at Georgia, an All-SEC receiver who would be the No. 4 pick of the draft. And this summer… They trained together? It’s true. And they did it at Georgia Tech, joining a group of more than 20 NFL players there. It was a pretty good deal, with Megatron taking Green under his wing. There was just one thing: Green couldn’t wear Georgia gear. “But I can live with that if I get […]
Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Georgia Tech, Leslie Frazier, Lovie Smith, Mike Smith, Minnesota Vikings, Stephen Hill
Stephen Hill continued his meteoric rise up the draft boards with a fantastic workout at Georgia Tech’s pro day Thursday.
In the past 24 hours, I have heard more and more about Boise State’s Kyle Wilson being the first cornerback taken, as high as seventh overall by the Browns.
Many analysts project WR Demaryius Thomas as a first-round pick, despite a foot injury. He played in the Yellow Jackets’ triple option offense at Georgia Tech that featured few pro route combinations, and that has been a knock on him as well — but not one he puts much stock into.
Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer tested positive for a banned stimulant at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to a source with knowledge of the result. However, the positive result was expected, according to Dwyer’s agent.
Georgia Tech’s pro day took place today in Atlanta, and officials from 26 NFL teams attended. That included two head coaches — the Carolina Panthers’ John Fox and the Atlanta Falcons’ Mike Smith. NFL.com’s Gil Brandt has the report.