Prospects who weren’t invited to the NFL Scouting Combine will get a chance to make their mark in the minds of scouts at pro days. Those who either worked out poorly or didn’t work out at all, meanwhile, will get a shot at redemption. Gil Brandt underlines the importance of the college pro days by listing nine players who significantly boosted their careers at their pro day workouts.
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NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt updated his Hot 100, and added 25 bonus prospects.
Representatives of 27 NFL teams attended the Coastal Carolina pro day to watch CB Josh Norman work out, and OT Matt McCants showed his stuff at Alabama-Birmingham.
Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Colorado, Eastern Washington, Gil Brandt, Indianapolis Colts, Matt Johnson, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Ryan Miller, Seattle Seahawks, Taylor Embree, Toney Clemons
Safety Matt Johnson recovered from a biceps injury in time to impress at Eastern Washington’s pro day, and WR Toney Clemons stood out at Colorado’s pro day.
Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Alex Hoffman-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, David Gonzales, Detroit Lions, Gil Brandt, Idaho, Korey Toomer, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington State
David Gonzales and Alex Hoffman-Ellis did well at Washington State’s pro day, while Korey Toomer drew a crowd at Idaho.
Where could fast-rising WR Michael Floyd end up, and what would his fantasy value be as a rookie?
Prospects from several schools worked out at the Abilene Christian pro day Tuesday, including players from Abilene Christian, Tarleton State, West Texas A&M and McMurry.
Center Peter Konz, who did not work out at the Wisconsin pro day March 7, will work out Wednesday at 12 p.m. CT at the University of Wisconsin.
After the excellent workout Michael Floyd had at Notre Dame’s pro day Tuesday, I feel he conceivably could be drafted before fellow blue-chip receiver prospect Justin Blackmon.
Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Alshon Jeffery, Antonio Allen, C.C. Whitlock, Gil Brandt, Jay Wooten, Melvin Ingram, Rokevious Watkins, South Carolina, Stephen Garcia, Stephon Gilmore, Travian Robertson
South Carolina has a stellar class, and could have three players — DE Melvin Ingram, WR Alshon Jeffery and CB Stephon Gilmore — selected in the first two rounds in April’s draft.
Representatives from 14 NFL teams were at the Brigham Young pro day on March 29 to watch prospects work out indoors on FieldTurf. No position coaches attended.
When WR prospect Michael Floyd works out at the Notre Dame pro day, the football will be launched by a familiar arm — that of former Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen.
The Rutgers pro day was a chance for WR Mohamed Sanu to make up for a disappointing performance at the NFL Scouting Combine.
The running conditions at the Temple pro day were not ideal; the field was tilted, and prospects had to run uphill one way and downhill the other.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Steelers GM Kevin Colbert were among the representatives of 29 teams on hand to observe West Virginia’s pro day on March 16.