Indiana State held its pro day at The SportZone in Indianapolis on Feb. 20, and representatives from 19 teams were on hand to watch a workout for Shakir Bell. Bell (5-foot-5 5/8, 185 pounds), a running back and return specialist for the Sycamores, ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 and 4.62 seconds, had a 37-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-1 broad jump, ran a 4.39-second short shuttle and did 13 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Bell figures to be a priority free agent possibility after the 2014 NFL Draft.
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Indiana State athletics are known for one name — Larry Bird. Since he graduated the school, it has failed to re-enter the national conscience. The football program, in particular, has been an afterthought. The last Sycamore drafted was seventh-rounder Dan Brandenburg by the Bills in 1996. DB Donye McCleskey might be the man to change that