Cincinnati Bengals defensive backs coach Vance Joseph was among those in attendance for TCU’s pro day Thursday, when a total of 21 teams were there to watch eight players work out indoors on FieldTurf. The guy they were all there to see was cornerback Jason Verrett (5-foot-9 5/8, 186 pounds), who worked out at the combine and also performed a few drills on his pro day, recording a 39 1/2-inch vertical jump and throwing the bar up 19 times. Verrett is an excellent cover corner, and the only thing that might impede him from being an All-Pro is his lack of size. One suggestion I have — and this is just a suggestion — is that he might consider working out […]
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The school that boasts 1938 Heisman Trophy winner Davey O’Brien, future Pro Football Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson and the incomparable Sammy Baugh as its most notable football alumni has returned to prominence under coach Gary Patterson.
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.
Texas Christian QB Andy Dalton stopped by the NFL Network studios Wednesday, and we took some time to get to know him as he prepares for the 2011 NFL Draft.
Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 | Gil Brandt Tags: Andy Dalton, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jim Harbaugh, New England Patriots, Pro Days, San Francisco 49ers, TCU
FT. WORTH, Texas – They’re getting set for TCU’s pro day here, and I can tell you there is plenty of interest in quarterback Andy Dalton. Among those here to see him throw are 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter.
This afternoon’s South practice could be a big one for a trio of TCU players.
Playing in the Mountain West, TCU quarterback Andy Dalton might not have gotten the national media attention of some of his peers who played in BCS power conferences, but he is someone to watch.
It wasn’t long ago that TCU was a football program with few draft prospects, poor facilities and little interest from NFL scouts on its pro day. Things have changed dramatically in short order.