SMU’s pro day was held Wednesday on a beautiful day — about 85 degrees, with little to no wind. Twenty-five NFL teams were present, including the tight ends coaches from Dallas, Jacksonville and Baltimore.
Prospects from several schools worked out at the Abilene Christian pro day Tuesday, including players from Abilene Christian, Tarleton State, West Texas A&M and McMurry.
Potential first-round draft pick Michael Floyd excelled at the Notre Dame pro day Tuesday, and the soft-spoken receiver knew it.
When receiver Michael Floyd worked out at the Notre Dame pro day Tuesday, he opened up the conversation as to whether he or highly touted WR Justin Blackmon sh0uld be selected first in this April’s draft.
Center Peter Konz, who did not work out at the Wisconsin pro day March 7, will work out Wednesday at 12 p.m. CT at the University of Wisconsin.
After the excellent workout Michael Floyd had at Notre Dame’s pro day Tuesday, I feel he conceivably could be drafted before fellow blue-chip receiver prospect Justin Blackmon.
Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Alshon Jeffery, Antonio Allen, C.C. Whitlock, Gil Brandt, Jay Wooten, Melvin Ingram, Rokevious Watkins, South Carolina, Stephen Garcia, Stephon Gilmore, Travian Robertson
South Carolina has a stellar class, and could have three players — DE Melvin Ingram, WR Alshon Jeffery and CB Stephon Gilmore — selected in the first two rounds in April’s draft.
Representatives from 14 NFL teams were at the Brigham Young pro day on March 29 to watch prospects work out indoors on FieldTurf. No position coaches attended.
When WR prospect Michael Floyd works out at the Notre Dame pro day, the football will be launched by a familiar arm — that of former Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen.
The Rutgers pro day was a chance for WR Mohamed Sanu to make up for a disappointing performance at the NFL Scouting Combine.
The running conditions at the Temple pro day were not ideal; the field was tilted, and prospects had to run uphill one way and downhill the other.
Pass-rusher Vinny Curry drew observers to Marshall’s pro day, and DE Cam Johnson and CB Chase Minnifield stood out at Virginia’s pro day.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Steelers GM Kevin Colbert were among the representatives of 29 teams on hand to observe West Virginia’s pro day on March 16.
Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Andrew Luck, Chris Owusu, Coby Fleener, David DeCastro, Delano Howell, Gil Brandt, Griff Whalen, Jonathan Martin, Michael Thomas, Stanford
The headliner at Stanford’s pro day was QB Andrew Luck, but TE Coby Fleener is one of four players who might be taken in the first round of April’s draft.
Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Central Florida, Chandler Harnish, Darius Nall, Gil Brandt, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Josh Robinson, Nathan Palmer, New Orleans Saints, Northern Illinois, Scott Wedige
Cornerback Josh Robinson attracted team reps to Central Florida’s pro day, and QB Chandler Harnish made the most of his chance to show off for scouts at Northern Illinois.