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Mike Davis, Jackson Jeffcoat work for 32 teams at Texas pro day

Representatives from all 32 teams, including the offensive line coaches from the Eagles and the Bengals,¬†were at Texas’ pro day Wednesday to watch 10 players work out. This was the first time in 16 years that I was not present at Texas pro day. The sprints were run on a very fast Tartan track, and the position drills were held on FieldTurf at another indoor facility a couple of blocks away. Mike Davis, WR: Davis (6-foot, 189 pounds), who was at the combine, ran the 40 in 4.51 and 4.53 seconds. He had a 32 1/2-inch vertical and a 9-9 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.42 and the three-cone drill in 7.06. He did not lift. Davis […]

Kenny Vaccaro, draft’s top-rated safety, limited at Texas’ pro day

Representatives from 30 NFL teams gathered at Texas’ pro day on Tuesday, where 12 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.

Vince Young working out at Texas’ pro day

Vince Young is among 12 Longhorns players working out at Texas’ pro day on Tuesday.

Texas’ Acho following in brother’s footsteps

Given the amount of NFL talent that has come out of the University of Texas (14 first-round draft picks since 2001), not to mention the post-workout barbecue feast, the visit to Austin, Texas is always one of the highlights of the pre-draft pro day tour.

Browns fans at Radio City get the man they want

With Browns fans chanting loudly here at Radio City Music Hall, and Longhorns coach Mack Brown striding up to the podium, it was time. “With the 85th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns select Colt McCoy, quarterback, Texas,” announced a beaming Brown.

Tanner among the best of the rest at Texas Pro Day

G Charlie Tanner posted a 36-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot, 3-inch broad jump and a 4.38-second short shuttle at Texas’ pro day Wednesday — all numbers that would have put him in the top-10 amongst offensive linemen at the combine.

McCoy is a solid second-round draft pick

My favorite stop for a pro day every year is Austin, Texas. They put on a great show and, trust me folks, there’s no lack of talent. This year, the curiosity was quarterback Colt McCoy, and I think the most important factor was he showed he was healthy.

Texas QB McCoy shows accuracy, footwork at pro day

Colt McCoy might not have the strong arm that Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford displayed earlier in the week, but that shouldn’t detract from a fine performance in front of scouts from 30 NFL teams (the Lions and Rams were the only teams not in attendance).

Texas QB McCoy says his shoulder is ‘100 percent’

Colt McCoy called Monday night to say he has completely recovered from his shoulder injury and will be full-go at the University of Texas’ pro day on March 29. The quarterback couldn’t participate in throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine last week because of the ailment.

Colt McCoy doesn’t shy away from Brees comparison

Typical NFL quarterbacks stand at least 6-foot-2, so when Texas’ Colt McCoy measured in at just 6-1 and 1/8 at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, it may have represented a red flag. Don’t count McCoy, though, among those concerned about the issue.

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