Idaho State held its pro day March 18 indoors on AstroTurf in front of representatives from eight NFL teams. One player stood out during workouts. Josh Hill, TE (6-5, 246 pounds) – He posted a time of 4.66 seconds in the 40-yard dash and a 4.19 short shuttle run. He had a 36 ½ vertical jump and a 10-foot-7 broad jump. He took part in positional workouts with Idaho State quarterback Kevin Yost throwing the ball to him.
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Bowling Green held its pro day on Tuesday. Twenty NFL teams sent scouts to watch four players participate in drills indoors on AstroTurf. Chris Jones, DT (6-1 7/8, 301) — Jones clocked in a 5.10 and 5.13 seconds in the 40-yard dash. He also notched an 8-foot-9 broad jump and a 31-inch vertical jump. He did not do the bench or short-shuttle run.
Youngstown State held its pro day on March 5 indoors on FieldTurf. Twelve NFL teams sent representatives, which included the New York Giants’ offensive line coach, to watch five Penguins participate in the event.
Furman University held its pro day on March 7. Ten teams were present to watch four players work out. Paladin Stadium is undergoing renovation so players had to work out on an uneven soccer field. Participants ran the 40-yard dash once in both directions. Jerodis Williams, RB (5-10 3/8, 203 pounds) -— Williams was not at the NFL Scouting Combine but had a good pro day. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.51 and 4.56 seconds. He recorded a 39 1/2-inch vert, a 10-foot-1 broad jump, a 4.29-second short shuttle and a 6.90-second three-cone drill. “He caught the ball well, but he didn’t choose to do the bench because he had right shoulder surgery in 2012,” NFL.com’s Gil Brandt said.
Alabama A&M held its pro day on March 6, running workouts outdoors on FieldTurf. Four teams were present for 16 participants. Jamaal Johnson-Webb, OL (6-5, 310 pounds) — Johnson-Webb ran the 40-yard dash in 5.33 and 5.35 seconds. He had a 22-inch vertical jump, an 8-foot-7 broad jump, a 4.70-second short shuttle and ran the three-cone drill in 7.903 seconds. He did 18 reps of 225 pounds. “He’s considered a project and could go in the seventh round or go undrafted,” NFL.com’s Gil Brandt said.
Running back Ed Wesley worked out at his Pro Day at TCU before Thursday’s 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft.
Wesley measured in at 5-foot-8-inches-3/8 and ran a 4.68 and 4.72 on Monday. The running back started nine games for the Horned Frogs in 2011 where he compiled 726 rushing yards and six touchdowns.
Luke Nix was a three-year starter on the offensive line at the University of Pittsburgh, and many from the 22 teams present at the school’s pro day were on hand to check this player out. Nix figures to be a late third-round or early fourth-round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.
At the Fresno State pro day last Wednesday.Representatives from 15 teams were at the pro day including the Detroit Lions’ wide receiver and special teams coaches. The prospects ran on FieldTurf outdoors. Devon Wylie, WR (5-9 1/4, 182 pounds). — Wylie is a small guy, but they’re good at returning kicks. He ran really fast at the combine and sat on his times and scores for the vertical and broad jump. He ran a 4.16 short shuffle, 6.82 three-cone. He’s a little water bug type guy that’s going to be hard to cover because he’s got such great speed and he’s a lot like Wes Welker. He’s probably a seventh round priority free agent type. Bryce Harris, OT (6-6 1/8, […]
Miami (Ohio) OL Brandon Brooks was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, but he will likely be one of the players selected on the third day of April’s draft because of his size, speed and strength. His eye opening numbers at Thursday’s pro day will no doubt help his cause.