No players from Texas-El Paso were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, so potential pro prospects from the school got their opportunity to impress scouts at the school’s pro day. Nine Miners players participated in the workout that was attended by six teams. The notable performance from the UTEP pro day was by offensive tackle James Nelson.
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Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis and New York Jets coach Rex Ryan were among those in attendance on March 19 at the University of Cincinnati Pro Day. In all, 28 NFL teams sent representatives and 12 position coaches were in attendance, including Jaguars tight ends coach Mike Tice. The program has made great strides in recent years, as evidenced by its six players sent to the NFL combine, the most ever for the school.