Posts Tagged ‘USC’
Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 | Gil Brandt Tags: Devon Kennard, Dion Bailey, George Uko, Indianapolis Colts, Kevin Graf, Marcus Martin, Marqise Lee, Morgan Breslin, Silas Redd, Torin Harris, USC, Xavier Grimble
Representatives from all 32 NFL teams — including seven offensive line coaches and Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano — were present for USC’s pro day on March 12, when 17 Trojans players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf. Dion Bailey, SS (5-foot-11 5/8, 211 pounds) — Bailey had a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-6 broad jump. He performed 14 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. He then stood on his times in the runs from the NFL Scouting Combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the three-cone drill, short shuttle and 60-yard shuttle). Bailey is a quality player who had a solid field pro-day workout. He’ll probably be a third-day (Rounds 4-7) […]
Posted: Saturday, April 27th, 2013 | Adam Rank Tags: 2013 NFL Draft, Barkevious Mingo, costner, Denard Robinson, Matt Barkley, USC
The drama in the final day was short-lived as Matt Barkley was the first player off the board in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Oh, in case you missed it, he went to the Philadelphia Eagles. I know, right?
Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2013 pro days, Jawanza Starling, Khaled Holmes, Matt Barkley, Nickell Robey, Robert Woods, Southern California, T.J. McDonald, University of Southern California, USC
Representatives from every NFL team were on hand for Southern California’s pro day on Wednesday, where 15 players (plus seven others, including former USC tight end Dominique Byrd) worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.
Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2013 pro days, Andy Dalton, Jacksonville Jaguars, Matt Barkley, Southern California, USC
The highly anticipated on-campus workout of USC quarterback Matt Barkley finally took place on Wednesday.
Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Junior Seau, New England Patriots, USC, Willie McGinest
NFL Network analyst and former Patriots and Browns LB Willie McGinest said he was caught off-guard by the passing of legendary LB Junior Seau on Wednesday.
Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, Mark Sanchez, Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks, USC
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll strolled up to the podium, eyed a bunch of empty seats and pointed to a lonely beat writer: “You’re going to need to carry this thing.” Quick laughs from those gathered Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine, but Carroll wasn’t finished.
Posted: Monday, May 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Da'Norris Searcy, Greg Little, Marvin Austin, NFL Draft, North Carolina, RObert Quinn, USC
With the 76th NFL draft in the books, it gives us one more chance to argue which schools are true “football factories.”
Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Tyron Smith, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, USC
Tyron Smith tipped the scales at 307 pounds — almost 30 more than he did at USC — and said Friday he cleaned up his diet to gain healthy weight in time for the NFL Scouting Combine.
Posted: Friday, January 7th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Jim Harbaugh, Pete Carroll, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Stanford, USC
Jim Harbaugh has a new job, and once again, he is chasing Pete Carroll. The two established a bitter rivalry in the Pac-10, coaching Stanford and USC respectively, and now they will tangle as the coaches of the 49ers and Seahawks.
Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 | Alison Garber Tags: LenDale White, Pete Carroll, Reggie Bush, Seattle Seahawks, USC
Free-agent RB LenDale White has shown flashes of brilliance during his four-year NFL career, but questions about his work ethic and consumption of alcohol and marijuana have left him without a team and suspended for the first four games of the 2010 season.
Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 | Jason Feller Tags: 2010 NFL Draft, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Taylor Mays, USC
As a member of the 49ers, Taylor Mays will have a chance to show his former college coach, Pete Carroll, made a mistake by not drafting him with the Seahawks.
Posted: Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2010 Pro Days, Atlanta Falcons, Brian Price, C.O. Brocato, Everson Griffen, Mike Smith, Thomas Dimitroff, UCLA, USC
The Falcons are showing some significant interest in a pair of standouts from Los Angeles. Atlanta GM Thomas Dimitroff, head coach Mike Smith, defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder and defensive line coach Ray Hamilton will work out UCLA DT Brian Price and USC DE Everson Griffen on Saturday morning.
Posted: Friday, April 2nd, 2010 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2010 Pro Days, Alex Parsons, Anthony McCoy, Charles Brown, Damian Williams, Jeff Byers, Joe McKnight, Josh Pinkard, Kevin Thomas, Nick Howell, Stafon Johnson, Taylor Mays, USC, USC Pro Day, Will Harris
Befitting the Trojans’ blue blood status in college football, a whopping 13 noteworthy players worked out. In total, 21 players particpated. Despite the presence of so many talented prospects, however, it was one slightly lesser known guy (Kevin Thomas) that really used the workout to catapult himself, according to my sources.
Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 | Ben Liebenberg Tags: 2010 Pro Days, Taylor Mays, University of Southern California, USC
Click on the photo to view the USC pro day gallery.
Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 | Jason Feller Tags: 2010 Senior Bowl, Los Angeles football, Stafon Johnson, USC
MOBILE Ala. — Talk of a potential NFL team relocating to Los Angeles has picked up steam in recent weeks. NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reported recently that ‘It will happen at some point’ and that he expects it to be sooner, rather than later. Well, count USC RB Stafon Johnson as one who would like to see it happen. “I feel great (about that happening),” said Johnson. “I hope I can get back there with them!” Johnson was born and raised in Los Angeles, before going to play for his hometown school. He was only six years old when the Rams and Raiders both left Los Angeles. — Jason Feller