Representatives from 29 NFL teams — including Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin — were present for Penn State’s pro day on Tuesday, when a workout was held indoors on FieldTurf. Allen Robinson, WR (6-foot 7/8, 207) — Robinson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48 and 4.50 seconds (improving on the 4.60 40 from the NFL Scouting Combine). He had a 42-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-11 broad jump. He also did the three-cone drill in 6.54 seconds. Robinson had a great pro-day workout. He looked very good running routes. Robinson’s performance really helped his draft stock a lot. It will push him into a crowded group of talented wide receivers in the 2014 […]
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The Penn State Nittany Lions ran their pro day out of Holuba Hall in front of 22 teams. The interesting quirk about Holuba Hall is the athletes were able to run the 40-yard dash on a slight decline, allowing for faster times. A total of 14 athletes worked out at the Penn State pro day.
There were 24 teams present — including Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley — when Penn State held its pro day on March 14.
Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Charles Woodson, DeMarco Murray, Ed Dickson, Green Bay Packers, Joe Paterno, Michael Fabiano, NFL Films, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, Penn State, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rex Ryan, Roger Goodell, Ryan Clark, San Diego Chargers, Tom Brady
NFL Network’s second-half schedule of Thursday night games kicks off at 8 p.m. ET with an important divisional showdown, as Carson Palmer’s Oakland Raiders battle Philip Rivers’ San Diego Chargers for first place in the AFC West.
Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Dave Dameshek, Derrick Mason, Drew Brees, Jason La Canfora, Joe Paterno, Michael Fabiano, New England Patriots, NFL Films, Penn State, Philadelphia Eagles, Ronde Barber, Steve Wyche
Time flies when you’re having fun, and the 2011 NFL regular season is already half over. With that in mind, we asked eight NFL.com and NFL Network analysts for their award winners at the halfway point and revised predictions for the postseason, and the results are in.
Penn State held its pro day on March 16, with 20 teams in attendance at the indoor facility. Nine players worked out, and it’s important to note that the players ran in spikes, which will make them a little bit faster.
Penn State DE Jared Odrick, widely considered a first-round prospect, has already met with the Falcons, Browns and Broncos.
The Nittany Lion expected to be selected the highest in this year’s draft is DE/LB Aaron Maybin. He put on weight prior to the combine and did not run very crisply, but he carried the weight better at his pro day.