Posts Tagged ‘North Texas’

Increase in NFL attendance shows improvement at North Texas

Representatives from 16 NFL teams –including a special teams coach from the Denver Broncos — were present Wednesday for North Texas’ pro day, which was held outdoors on FieldTurf. Brelan Chancellor, WR (5-foot-8 1/2, 188 pounds) — Chancellor ran the 40-yard dash in 4.95 seconds against the wind and 4.54 seconds with the wind. He had a 41-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-1 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.16 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.84 seconds. He performed 15 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Chancellor caught the ball well in the positional workout. He also excels as a return specialist — he was the 2013 Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Year — […]

North Texas punter William Atterberry could get an NFL look

Representatives from five NFL teams gathered in Denton, Texas at the University of North Texas’ Apogee Stadium — which opened in 2011 — to watch 20 athletes work out on FieldTurf. William Atterberry, punter (5-foot-9 5/8, 216 pounds) — Atterberry ran the 40-yard dash in 5.00 seconds. He punted the ball well and with good hang time. Atterberry has a chance to be a rookie free-agent pickup following the 2013 NFL Draft. North Texas’ second-year head coach Dan McCarney was well-prepared for the scouts, who were ecstatic about the sandwiches provided by the football program. With a coach who won two bowl games during his tenure at Iowa State, a new stadium and a new conference — the Mean Green […]

Tarleton State kicker has his day in the sun

With North Texas linebacker Tobe Nwigwe — the Mean Green’s top prospect — sidelined because of a foot injury, that left the door open for kicker Garrett Lindholm to take center stage at the school’s pro day.

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