Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi State’

Gabe Jackson remains in conversation as first-round pick

Representatives from 30 NFL teams — including offensive line coaches from the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles — were gathered at Mississippi State’s pro day, which was held indoors on FieldTurf. Of the nine MSU players — plus one from Belhaven — the most notable was guard Gabe Jackson. Jackson — who was at the NFL Scouting Combine — only weighed in at the pro day (339 pounds), ran a three-cone drill (7.94 seconds) and then went through the positional drills. Jackson is a very solid football player, and his workout keeps him in the conversation as a possible first-round draft pick. But he seems more likely to be selected in the second round. Here are some other notables from […]

Johnthan Banks has slightly faster 40 at Mississippi State Pro Day

Representatives from 21 NFL teams gathered at Mississippi State’s pro day on March 6, where 18 players worked out. Cornerback Johnthan Banks ran a 40 time was slightly better than the 4.61 seconds he ran at the NFL Scouting Combine

Dixon does it again at Mississippi State Pro Day

While running back Anthony Dixon worked out at the NFL Scouting Combine, he jumped at the opportunity to show his worth again, doing all that was required of him.

Northern Illinois, Miss. St., Utah St. hold pro days

Northern Illinois was among three teams holding pro day workouts on Friday, and that meant DE/LB Larry English (6-2 1/2, 251 pounds) was front and center. Gil Brandt also has updates on Mississippi State and Utah State.

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