Posts Tagged ‘Oklahoma’

Gabe Ikard, Jalen Saunders stand out at Oklahoma’s pro day

Representatives from 28 NFL teams — including a running backs coach from the New York Jets and a special-teams coach from the Cincinnati Bengals — were on hand Wednesday for Oklahoma’s pro day, where 19 Sooners players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Jalen Saunders, WR (5-foot-8 7/8, 172 pounds) — Saunders ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds and then stood on the rest of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine. Saunders looked very quick and adept at catching punts. He has the look of a return specialist in the NFL. Damien Williams, RB (5-11 1/4, 229) — Williams’ vertical jump was measured at 30 inches and then stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine (he […]

Noted QB guru puts Oklahoma’s Landry Jones through drills

Representatives from 30 NFL teams gathered at the pro day held at Oklahoma on Wednesday, where 22 players went through a workout held indoors on FieldTurf.

Broyles puts knee to test in front of scouts

There were 25 NFL teams represented at a workout on Wednesday that was specifically designed for teams to get a look at Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Broyles, who’s been recovering from a knee injury.

Oklahoma’s Broyles to work out April 12

Oklahoma WR Ryan Broyles, the all-time receptions leader in FBS history, will hold an on campus workout in Norman, Okla., on April 12.

Running backs from Sooner State looking solid

With so much focus on the quarterbacks, linemen and wideouts, the running backs have not received a whole lot of attention this week.

Williams hopes to follow in footsteps of Samuels

Oklahoma’s Trent Williams will be replacing long-time left tackle stalwart Chris Samuels in Washington. It was fitting then that one of the first people he met after hearing his name called by Commissioner Roger Goodell was Samuels.

Bradford’s workout ‘near flawless’

Sam Bradford just finished his workout, and let me tell you, it was near flawless. I’m not saying he solidified his spot at the top of the draft, but he sure didn’t hurt himself. It was one of the best individual workouts I’ve seen in a long time. A real Picasso.

Examining Bradford’s worth as the top overall pick

Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford has the potential to go No. 1 to the Rams, but is he worthy of that lofty standing?

Agent: Bradford pushes back workout to March 29

Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford has moved his pro day workout to March 29 to accommodate NFL teams, according to his agent, Tom Condon. Bradford was scheduled to work out March 25.

Lions attend Oklahoma, Oklahoma State pro days

With the second overall pick in April’s NFL draft, the Lions have been linked most closely with Oklahoma’s Gerald McCoy and Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh — widely considered the top two defensive tackles in the draft. But league sources maintain that Oklahoma State’s Russell Okung, a left tackle, remains high on the Lions’ radar because protecting quarterback Matthew Stafford is a top priority.

Bradford won’t be at Oklahoma’s pro day

Several NFL prospects will be on display Tuesday at the University of Oklahoma Pro Day, but QB Sam Bradford won’t be one of them.

Prospects make individual-based combine a team sport

One strange aspect of the NFL Scouting Combine is how it turns a team sport into an individual battle for prestige, draft placement and money — lots of money. But don’t tell that to the prospects working out at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Bradford says shoulder is ‘close to 85 percent’

Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford spent an inordinate amount of time Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine discussing the injury that ended his 2009 season after just three starts. He expressed confidence that his shoulder, which he said is now “close to 85 percent” eventually will be “stronger than ever.”

Healthy Gresham wants to be a legend

Oklahoma TE Jermaine Gresham missed his entire senior season because of a knee injury, but he told the media Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine that the ailment is completely healed.

Left is best for Oklahoma OT Williams

INDIANAPOLIS — Most offensive tackle prospects give very diplomatic answers when asked about whether they would like to man the right or left side at the pro level. In fact, of the handful of offensive tackles I’ve heard questioned about it today, almost every single one gave the same answer: It doesn’t matter. Except Oklahoma standout Trent Williams.

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