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2011 pro days schedule and analysis

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Between the NFL Scouting Combine and the draft, NFL coaches and scouts -- not to mention the prospects themselves -- turn their attention to the various college pro day workouts. These are not as all-encompassing as the combine, but they are important enough for the key decision-makers in the league to travel around the country for more than a month to watch the talent up close and personal. senior analyst Gil Brandt will have sources at each of these workouts, and this pro day page will be updated with his reports daily. Schools will be added as dates and sites become known.

Please be sure to visit our pro day blog to get the latest information, including workouts that aren't listed here (only those schools with combine participants are included).


Pro days by date:

March 3: Baylor, Florida Atlantic, Florida International
March 4: Troy, Tulane
March 7: Tulsa
March 8: Arkansas, Auburn, Fordham, Northwestern, Oklahoma
March 9: Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia Tech, Kent State, Oklahoma State, Portland State, Rutgers, Texas A&M, UTEP, Wisconsin
March 10: Buffalo, Clemson, Fort Valley State, Fresno State, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), Mississippi State, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Texas Tech, Washington State, West Texas A&M
March 11: Idaho, Ohio State, Oregon State, Purdue, Southern Miss, Tennessee, TCU
March 12: Arizona
March 14: Central Michigan, LSU, Montana, Newberry College, Wake Forest
March 15: California (Pa.), Delaware, Florida, Kansas State, Montana State, Pittsburgh, SE Louisiana
March 16: Florida State, Hampton, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan State, Mount Union, Penn State, Villanova
March 17: Appalachian State, Lehigh, Marshall, Michigan, Missouri, Ouachita Baptist, Stanford, Virginia, Virginia Tech, West Virginia
March 18: Arkansas State, Missouri State, New Mexico State, Richmond, Temple
March 21: Abilene Christian, Iowa, North Dakota State
March 22: Georgia, Iowa State, Mississippi, Nevada, South Dakota State
March 23:Arizona State, Boston College, Central Florida, Connecticut, East Carolina, North Carolina State, Syracuse, Tennessee-Chattanooga
March 24: Boise State, Fort Hays State, San Diego State, South Florida
March 28: Cincinnati, Citadel, Houston, Rice, Utah State
March 29: Texas, UCLA, Utah
March 30: Northern Iowa, South Carolina, Southern California, Washington
March 31: Hawaii, North Carolina
April 1: Eastern Washington
April 4: SMU
April 7: Notre Dame

2011 pro day workouts (dates subject to change)
Combine prospects / Gil Brandt's report
Abilene Christian
March 21
Brandt: Gates could be a big-time NFL prospect
March 9
Brandt: Dareus, Ingram don't let down NFL scouts
Appalachian State
March 17
Brandt: App State combine invitees do it all over again
March 12
Brandt: DE Elmore gets personal attention
Arizona State
March 23
Brandt: Taylor looks to follow in ex-49ers uncle's footsteps
March 8
Brooks: Mallett's stock on the rise after strong showing
Arkansas State
March 18
Brandt: Harding WR Adams gets noticed
March 8
Brandt: Newton proves why he should go No. 1 overall
March 3
Brandt: Taylor, Watkins maintain momentum with strong workouts
Boise State
March 24
Brandt: Young is a star at Boise State pro day
Boston College
March 23
Brandt: Pro day boosts Castonzo's first-round stock
March 10
Brandt: Thomas' pro day earns him visits with teams
March 9
Brandt: Jordan shows he's a stud and then some
California (Pa.)
March 15
Josh Portis
Central Florida
March 23
Brandt: Central Florida prospects help their cause at pro day
Central Michigan
March 14
Brandt: CB Agnew impresses at Central Michigan
March 28
Brandt: Binns shows off his great hands
March 28
Cortez Allen
March 10
******Da'Quan Bowers
March 9
Brandt: Jets' Sanchez offers an assist at Buffaloes' pro day
March 23
Brandt: More than Final Four to be excited about at UConn
March 15
Brandt: Zampese, Cavanaugh attend Delaware pro day
East Carolina
March 23
Brandt: WR Harris improves his standing
Eastern Washington
April 1
Brandt: Jones sits out, eyes personal pro day
March 15
Pouncey steals the show at pro day
Florida Atlantic
March 3
Brandt: WR Jean tries hard again to make a name
Florida State
March 16
Ponder connects with ex-Rams WR Bruce
Fort Hays State
March 24
Brandt: Chiefs take a look at WR Murdock
Fort Valley State
March 10
Ricardo Lockette
Fresno State
March 10
Brandt: Conditions don't hurt Carter's performance
March 22
Clint Boling, Shaun Chapas, Vance Cuff, Josh Davis, Akeem Dent, DeMarcus Dobbs, A.J. Green, Justin Houston
Georgia Tech
March 9
Brandt: Allen, Nesbitt both make impression
March 16
Kendrick Ellis
March 31
Brandt: Green, Keanemana make mark
March 28
Isaiah Thompson
March 11
Nathan Enderle (3/11, 3/14), Daniel Hardy, Shiloh Keo
March 16
Brandt: Liuget, Wilson push to move into first round
March 10
Brandt: Brewer shows Saffold-like potential at workout
March 21
Brandt: Clayborn, Stanzi look sharp at pro day
Iowa State
March 22
Brandt: Sims, Franklin make most of pro day
Kansas State
March 15
Brandt: QB Coffman faces lofty standards
March 10
Brandt: Versatile Cobb shines at Kentucky pro day
March 17
Brandt: Rackley impresses O-line coaches
March 14
Brandt: Peterson solidfies worth as No. 1 overall pick
March 10
Brandt: Powell's injury puts damper on RB's workout
March 17
Brandt: Harvey shines under pro day spotlight
March 16
Brandt: WR Smith shows off his skills at pro day
Miami (Fla.)
March 10
Brandt: McCarthy shows his stuff at Miami's pro day
March 17
Brandt: Wolverines' two likely draftees work out
Michigan State
March 16
Brandt: Spartans hero Gantt works out for scouts
March 22
Brandt: Powe's gamble might have paid off
Mississippi State
March 10
Brandt: Sherrod gets a chance to impress position coaches
March 17
Brandt: Gabbert answers questions about accuracy
Missouri State
March 18
David Arkin
Montana State
March 15
Brandt: Seahawks interview OL Person
Mount Union
March 16
Brandt: Shorts looks to follow in Garcon’s steps
March 10
Brandt: Amukamara catches the attention of Bengals
March 22
Brandt: QB Kaepernick continues to intrigue NFL folks
New Mexico State
March 18
Brandt: Bears show interest in CB House
North Carolina
March 31
Mayock: Quinn showed ‘rare and elite’ skills
North Carolina State
March 23
Brandt: LB Irving the center of attention for Wolfpack
Northern Iowa
March 30
Brandt: TE Oordt looks strong at Northern Iowa pro day
Notre Dame
April 7
Brandt: Rudolph solidifies himself as top TE with strong workout
Ohio State
March 11
Justin Boren, Chimdi Chekwa, Cam Heyward*, Jermale Hines, Ross Homan, Brian Rolle, Brandon Saine, Dane Sanzenbacher, Devon Torrence
March 8
Brandt: Unusual scene that Sooners work out mid-round projections
Oklahoma State
March 9
Brandt: Is Hunter the NFL's next Sproles?
March 10
Brandt: Matthews just OK, but that's just fine
Oregon State
March 11
Brandt: Rodgers has some thinking about Sanders
Penn State
March 16
Brandt: Brackett measures big, real big, at pro day
March 15
Brandt: Baldwin a big draw at Pitt's pro day
Portland State
March 9
Brandt: Thomas impresses scouts at pro day
March 11
Ryan Kerrigan, Keith Smith
March 28
Cheta Ozougwu
March 18
Martin Parker, Justin Rogers
March 9
Brandt: Lefeged tunes up for draft
San Diego State
March 24
Brandt: Sampson helps himself at San Diego State
April 4
Brandt: Robinson hopes to follow Sanders' route
South Carolina
March 30
Brandt: Saunders tries to repair reputation
South Florida
March 24
Brandt: All teams represented at South Florida
SE Louisiana
March 15
Kevin Hughes
Southern California
March 30
Brandt: Smith solidifies stock, Cameron boosts his
Southern Miss
March 11
Brandt: WR Brown fails to help draft stock
March 17
Brandt: DB Sherman stands out amongst teammates
March 23
Brandt: Carter shows he's a good fit
March 18
Brandt: Wilkerson draws attention at Owls' pro day
March 11
Denarius Moore, Luke Stocker
March 23
Brandt: Skrine on display at pro day
March 29
Brandt: Steelers have heavy presence in search of defense
Texas A&M
March 9
Brandt: Miller improves 40 time, solidifies stock
March 11
Brandt: Dalton star of the show at TCU workout
Texas Tech
March 10
Brandt: RB Batch flashes solid hands, helps stock
March 4
Jerrel Jernigan
March 4
Brandt: Green Wave prospects hope to emulate Forte
March 7
Charles Clay
March 29
Brooks: Ayers, Moore deliver the goods
March 29
Brandt: O-line, DB coaches descend on Utah
Utah State
March 28
Curtis Marsh
March 16
Ben Ijalana
March 17
Brandt: Aiken could have lengthy NFL career as long snapper
Virginia Tech
March 17
Brandt: Williams states case for being second RB drafted
Wake Forest
March 14
Brandt: WR Williams shines under cloudy skies
March 30
Brandt: Locker shows plenty of arm
Washington State
March 10
Cougars hopefuls look to impress the few
West Texas A&M
March 10
Brandt: WR Burton shows why he could be a gem
West Virginia
March 17
Noel Devine, Brandon Hogan, Chris Neild, Jock Sanders, Robert Sands, James Thomas
March 9
Brooks: Watt catches the eye of teams running 3-4

*Ohio State's Cam Heyward held a personal workout for scouts on March 30. ... **Indiana's Tandon Doss held a personal workout for scouts on April 6. ... ****Kansas State's Daniel Thomas will hold a personal workout for scouts on April 5. ... *****Nebraska's Pierre Allen will hold a personal workout for scouts on April 6. ... ****** Clemson's Da'Quan Bowers held a personal workout for scouts on April 1. ... ******* Taiwan Jones will hold a personal workout for scouts on April 14.


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