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Nebraska (March 12)

Twenty-four NFL teams were on hand to see 22 Cornhuskers work out indoors on an Astrofurf field. Ironically, one of the most impressive workouts of the day was turned in by a visiting prospect from tiny Chadron State.

» DB Zack Bowman (6-0 3/8, 194): Ran the 40 in 4.43 and 4.46, had a 32-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 5-inch long jump, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» QB Sam Keller (6-4, 237): Ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else. Note: In 1972, I drafted his father, Mike Keller, a lineback from Michigan who played one season for Dallas and then worked for me as a scout.

» WR Maurice Purify (6-3, 215): Ran the 40 in 4.50 and 4.52, had a 36-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 3-inch long jump, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» LB Bo Ruud (6-3 3/8, 234): Ran the 40 in 4.60 and 4.60, had a 32 ½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 10-inch long jump, 4.71 short shuttle, 7.30 cone drill, 18 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» RB Danny Woodhead (5-7 ½. 197): This record-setting small-school player from Chadron State had a terrific workout. He ran the 40 in 4.38 and 4.40, had a 38-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 1-inch long jump, 4.20 short shuttle, 7.03 cone drill, and 20 reps in the bench press.

Nevada-Reno (April 1)

Six NFL teams were represented, including the Steelers' linebackers coach to watch 11 players work out outdoors on field turn in cold 35-degree temperatures.

» LB Ezra Butler (6-1 5/8, 240): Ran the 40 in 4.51 and 4.57. Had a 39-inch vertical jump, 7.15 cone drill, 4.17 short shuttle and 18 reps in the bench press. Ran position drills.

» TE Adam Bishop (6-4 ¾, 244): Ran the 40 in 4.96 and 5.08, had a 29-inch vertical jump and 9-foot, 9-inch long jump. Did NOT run position drills and stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine.

New Mexico (March 6)

Eight NFL teams were represented, including three that sent their WR coaches to check out Marcus Smith. Prospects ran indoors on Field Turf ...

» WR Marcus Smith (6-1 3/8, 223): Ran the 40 in 4.58 and 4.54. Had a 29-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot, 3-inch long jump. Ran position drills and stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine.

» WR Travis Brown (6-2, 194): Ran the 40 in 4.54 and 4.46, had a 34-inch vertical jump and 10-foot, 4-inch long jump. Ran position drills and stood on the rest of his numbers from the combine.

» OT Devin Clark (6-3 5/8, 306): Ran the 40 in 5.37 and 5.34, had a 25½-inch vertical jump and 8-foot, 7-inch long jump. Did no other drills.

Nicholls State (March 19)

This player worked out at Mississippi's Pro Day…

» S Kareem Moore (5-10 ¼,, 213): Ran the 40 in 4.52 and 4.55, had a 35-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 8-inch long jump, 4.29 short shuttle, 7.41 cone drill, 15 reps in the bench press, and ran position drills.

North Carolina (April 1)

Twenty-five NFL scouts were on hand to see six players work out indoors on a Tartan surface. Panthers DL coach Sal Sunseri and Rams DL coach Brian Baker ran the drills for top prospect Kentwan Balmer…

" DL Kentwan Balmer (6-4 ½,, 307): Ran the 40 in 5.11 -- ran just once and then said his hamstring tightened. Ran position workout and kept everything else from the combine. Reportedly looked good in the workout.

" LB Durrell Mapp (6-1 1/8, 233): Ran the 40 in 4.75 and 4.65, had a 34 ½-inch vertical jump, 4.29 short shuttle, 7.00 cone drill, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

Northwestern (March 6)

Fifteen NFL teams were represented to see 10 Northwestern players work out along with 19 players from other schools in the region. Prospects worked out indoors on an ideal Astroturf surface ...

» LB Adam Kadela (6-2, 237): Ran the 40 in 4.79 and 4.83, had a 30-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 6½-inch long jump, 4.20 short shuttle and an outstanding 6.82 cone drill. He ran position drills and did 28 reps in the bench press.

» DL Dylan Thiry (6-7 1/8, 328): Ran the 40 in 5.32 and 5.32, had a 27½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot long jump, 4.68 short shuttle, 7.88 cone drill, 16 reps in the bench press and ran position drills.

Notre Dame (March 19)

20 teams were present, including defensive line coaches from Cincinnati and Carolina to watch nine players work out indoors on Field Turf.

» DL Trevor Laws (6-0 ¾, 304): Only ran position drills and kept the rest of his numbers from the combine.

» DB Tom Zbikowski (5-11, 211): Had a 32 ½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 1-inch long jump, 4.04 short shuttle, 6.78 cone drill. He ran position drills and kept the rest of his numbers from the combine.

» OL John Sullivan (6-3 ½, 304): He ran position drills and kept the rest of his numbers from the combine.

» TE John Carlson (6-5 2/8, 252): Ran the 40 in 4.72 and 2.67, a 35 ½-inch vertical jump and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else. He worked out well and improved his numbers from the combine.

North Carolina State (March 19)

Fifteen teams were present, including defensive back coaches from the Giants and Jaguars.

» OC DeMario Pressley (6-2 1/2, 299): Ran the 40 in 5.10 and 5.18, had a 28-inch vertical jump, 8-foot, 10-inch long jump, 4.72 short shuttle, 7.15 cone drill, ran position drills and kept numbers from the combine.

» DB DaJuan Morgan (6-0 1/4, 203): Had a 37 1/2-inch vertical jump, 10-foot long jump, ran position workout and kept combine numbers.

» DB Miguel Scott (6-0 1/8, 190): Ran the 40 4.58 and 4.57, had a 38 1/2-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 4-inch long jump, 4.21 short shuttle, 7.07 cone drill, and ran position drills.

Northwest Louisiana State (March 20)

Five NFL teams were present to see six players working out, plus two from area schools, outdoors on FieldTurf.

» OL Demetrius Bell (6-5 ½, 297): Ran the 40 in 4.18 and 5.20, had a 33-inch vertical jump, 9-foot 3-inch long jump, 10 reps in the bench press, 4.66 short shuttle and a 8.12 cone drill. Did not run position drills.

» TE/H-Back Ben Bailey (6-3, 220): Ran the 40 in 4.58 and 4.52, had 18 reps in the bench press, a 4.33 short shuttle, 7.64 cone drill and did not run position drills because no quarterback was present.

NW Missouri State (March 10)

Nine NFL teams were on hand and the player they were most interested in seeing was RB Xavier Omon. Prospects ran outdoors on Field Turf, in cold weather.

» RB Xavier Omon (5-10 7/8, 230): Ran the 40 in 4.62 and 4.60, had a 38½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 7-inch long jump, 4.29 short shuttle, 6.71 cone drills, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

Ohio State (March 7)

Eight players worked out and 17 NFL clubs were in attendance, including Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. The workouts were supposed to be held outdoors but a snowstorm forced them inside, where they ran on an Astroturf field…

» OL Kirk Barton (6-4½, 311): Ran the 40 in 5.01, had a 31 ½-inch vertical jump, 8-foot, 4-inch long jump, 4.59 short shuttle, 7.67 cone drill, and ran position drills.

» LB Larry Grant (6-1 1/8, 235): Ran the 40 in 4.65 and 4.68, ran position drills, and stuck with his other numbers from the combine.

» DE/OLB Vernon Gholston (6-2¾, 263): Ran the 40 in 4.58, had a 42-inch vertical jump, ran position drills and stuck with his other numbers from the combine.

Ohio University (March 6)

Seven teams were present to see eight players from Ohio plus five players from smaller schools in the area. Prospects ran outdoors on Field Turf…

» RB Kalvin McRae (5-9 5/8, 203): Ran the 40 in 4.66 and 4.67, had a 4.25 short shuttle, 7.15 cone drill, ran position drills and kept his other numbers from the combine.

Oklahoma (April 9)

Twenty-five NFL teams sent representatives to Norman, Okla., to see four key players in a follow-up to last month's school pro day. Prospects worked out indoors on Field Turf. And as an added quirk to the event, the person throwing passes in the position drills was a former quarterback from arch-rival Nebraska -- Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch. Note: NFL scouts controlled the entire workout; Bengals WR coach Mike Sheppard ran the receiving drills and Bengals assistant DB coach Louis Cioffi ran the DB drills for Smith and Walker…

» TE Joe Jon Finley (6-6 3/8, 252: Ran the 40 in 4.85 and 4.86, had a 31 ½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 9-inch long jump, 4.16 short shuttle, 7.11 cone drill, ran position drills and kept everything else from the combine.

» WR Malcolm Kelly (6-3 7/8, 227): Ran the 40 in 4.75 and 4.68, had a 32-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 9-inch long jump, 4.24 short shuttle, 7.00 cone drill, and ran position drills. Kelly looked very good catching the football.

» DB Reggie Smith (6-0 1/8, 192): Ran the 40 in 4.65 and 4.61, had a 39 ½-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 9-inch long jump, 4.03 short shuttle, 6.70 cone drill, ran position drills.

» CB Marcus Walker (5-10 3/8, 194): Ran the 40 in 4.65 and 4.62, had a 37-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 1-inch long jump, 4.10 short shuttle, 6.90 cone drill, ran position drills.

Oklahoma (March 11)

Oklahoma is one of the favorite stops for NFL scouts on the Pro Day circuit -- partly because Oklahoma's Jerry Schmitt gets them in and out in short order and partly because they serve up some great barbecue to their guests. Of course, it doesn't hurt that there are several serious prospects worth seeing. Therefore, there were a total of 80 NFL scouts representing all 32 teams on hand -- among them were Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan and Rams VP/personnel Tony Softli. Twelve players worked out, indoors on a Field Turf surface. Much to the chagrin of the scouts however, DB Reggie Smith and WR Malcolm Kelly skipped the Pro Day workouts and instead it was announced they would hold a separate workout on April 9. Of course, a lot of NFL personnel folks will be much busier at that time putting together their draft boards.

» LB Curis Lofton (6-0 3/8, 243): Ran the 40 in 4.69 and 4.68, had a 32-inch vertical jump, 4.66 short shuttle, 7.74 cone drill, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» RB Allen Patrick (6-0 5/8, 199): Ran the 40 in 4.62 and 4.56, had a 36-inch vertical jump, 4.50 short shuttle, 7.53 cone drill, 17 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» CB Marcus Walker (5-10 3/8, 194): Ran the 40 in 4.65 and 4.59, had a 37-inch vertical jump, 4.28 short shuttle, 7.01 cone drill, 7 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» TE Joe Jon Finley (6-6 3/8, 251): Ran the 40 in 4.95 and 4.95, had a 31-inch vertical jump, 4.20 short shuttle, 7.22 cone drill, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» S D.J. Wolfe (5-11, 207): Ran the 40 in 4.65 and 4.64, had a 35½-inch vertical jump, 4.28 short shuttle, 7.16 cone drill, 9 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

Oklahoma State (March 12)

Twenty NFL teams were on hand, including Bengals WR coach Mike Sheppard, to see 15 players, who worked out outdoors on Field Turf.

» WR Adarius Bowman (6-3 3/8, 230): A big, strong receivers who caught the ball well in workouts. Ran the 40 in 4.77 and 4.75, had a 33 ½-inch vertical jump, 16 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» RB Dantrell Savage (5-8 3/8. 186): Ran the 40 in 4.50 and 4.46, had a 4.32 short shuttle, ran position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

Oregon (April 3)

» QB Dennis Dixon (6-3 ¼, 201): Dixon tore his left ACL late in the 2007 season and could not do any running, lifting or workouts at the combine. He had a workout on April 3, with three NFL teams present -- Atlanta, Baltimore and the Giants. He did not run the 40, do any shuttles or jumping, but he looked good throwing the football.

Oregon (March 13)

Fourteen NFL teams were on hand to see 12 players work out indoors on Field Turf. The big names, however, were still nursing injuries.

» RB Jonathan Stewart: Stewart had toe surgery on March 10 and did not attend the workouts. He did run at the combine.

» OL Geoff Schwartz (6-6 3/8, 331): Ran the 40 in 5.25 and 5.25, had a 24-inch vertical jump, 8-foot, 3-inch long jump, 4.66 short shuttle, 7.99 cone drill, and had a very good position workout. He will do the bench press on April 3. Note: Schwartz can also be a long snapper.

Oregon State (March 14)

Fourteen teams were in attendance to see 22 current players and four former players work out on the indoor Field Turf.

» DL Dorian Smith (6-2, 262): Ran a 4.95 and a 4.97 in the 40, had a 30½-inch vertical jump, a 9'2" long jump, ran a 4.75 short shuttle, 7.43 cone drill and ran position drills.

» RB Yvenson Bernard (5-8 5/8 , 204): Ran a 4.78 and a 4.73 in the 40, had a 31½-inch vertical jump, a 9'4" long jump, ran a 4.24 short shuttle, 7.07 cone drill and ran position drills.

» OL Roy Schuening (6-3¾, 313): Had a 30-inch vertical jump, ran a 4.54 short shuttle, a 7.57 cone drill, did position drills and kept his numbers from the combine for everything else.

» K Alexis Serna (5-6½, 170): Was present but did not workout and has no numbers from the combine.

» OLB Derrick Doggett (6-2 3/8, 212): Ran a 4.53 and a 4.54 in the 40, had a 35-inch vertical jump, a 10'2" long jump, ran a 4.28 short shuttle, 7.13 cone drill and ran position drills.

Penn State (March 18)

Players worked out indoors on Field Turf. Twenty-two teams were in attendance, including Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin.

» LB Dan Connor (6-2 5/8, 231): Ran the 40 in 4.67 and 4.71, had a 35-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 7-inch long jump, 4.25 short shuttle, 6.78 cone drill, 21 reps in the bench press, ran position drills.

» CB Justin King (5-10 5/8, 189): Had a 37 ½-inch vertical jump, 4.34 short shuttle, 6.91 cone drill, and kept his other numbers from the combine.

» QB Anthony Morelli (6-3 3/8, 232): Ran the 40 in 5.08 and 5.11, had a 29 ½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot long jump, 4.34 short shuttle, 7.01 cone drill, 18 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept all other numbers from the combine.

» RB Rodney Kinlaw (5-9, 202): Ran the 40 in 4.50 and 4.49, had a 38-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 9-inch long jump, 4.30 short shuttle, 6.92 cone drill, and ran position drills.

Pittsburgh (April 9)

Thirteen NFL teams sent representatives back to Pittsburgh to see the private workout for two major offensive line prospects. The Panthers and Steelers both had their head coach and GM in attendance, and there were OL coaches from Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Chicago, and the Giants on hand. The workout took place inside a practice bubble on Field Turf…

" OL Jeff Otah (6-5 7/8;, 323): Ran the 40 in 5.28 and 5.31, had 25 reps in the bench press (he had 29 reps at the combine), ran position drill s and kept everything else from the combine.

" OL Mike McGlynn (6-4, 311): Kept his numbers from the combine and Pitt's earlier pro day. Ran position drills and looked very good.

Pittsburgh (March 24)

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was among the representatives from 20 teams in attendance to see nine players work out. With potential first-round OL Jeff Otah among the group, there were six NFL OL coaches in attendance, including those from Pittsburgh, Carolina, Arizona, and Kansas City. Prospects worked out under an outdoor bubble, on Field Turf.

» OL Jeff Otah (6-5 7/8, 322): Otah was present but he did not work out. He will have a private workout in Pittsburgh on April 9.

» DE/LB Joe Clermond (6-2 ¼, 253): Ran the 40 in 4.94 and 4.98, had a 31 ½-inch vertical jump, 4.57 short shuttle, 7.18 cone drill, 22 reps in the bench press, ran LB position drills.

» TE Darrell Strong (6-4, 261): Ran the 40 in 4.80 and 4.76, had a 34 ½-inch vertical jump, 4.21 short shuttle, 18 reps in the bench press, ran position drills and kept other numbers from the combine.

» OL Mike McGlynn (6-4 ½, 310): Had a 28 ½-inch vertical jump, ran position drills and kept all other numbers from the combine. Looked very good in workouts.

Purdue (March 7)

Twelve players worked out and there were almost as many Bengals coaches there -- Cincinnati sent eight coaches, including Jonathan Hayes (TEs), Jeff Fitzgerald (LBs) and Mike Zimmer (defensive coordinator). In all, 23 NFL teams were represented, along with one arena league team, as prospects worked out indoors on Field Turf ...

» DL/OLB Cliff Avril (6-2¾, 250): Had a 36½-inch vertical jump and 4.31 short shuttle. Ran position drills and stuck with his combine numbers for everything else.

» WR Dorien Bryant (6-9¾, 173): Ran the 40 in 4.44 and 4.45 and had a 6.51 cone drill. Ran position drills and stuck with his combine numbers for everything else.

» LB Stanford Keglar (6-1 5/8, 235): Ran the 40 in 4.55 and 4.56. Had a 39-inch vertical jump, 4.17 short shuttle, ran position drills and kept his combine numbers for everything else.

» TE Dustin Keller (6-2 3/8, 238): Had a 41-inch vertical jump, 3.94 short shuttle, ran position drills and kept his combine numbers for everything else.

Richmond (March 18)

Only three players worked out, but 24 NFL teams were represented, mainly to see a serious WR prospect. That's why Jaguars WR coach Mike Shappard was there. Players worked out outdoors on Field Turf.

» WR Arman Shields (6-0 ¾, 194): Ran position drills and kept all his numbers from the combine -- which included running the 40 in 4.38 and 4.37.

» RB Tim Hightower (5-11 7/8, 224): Ran the first 40 in 4.62 and 4.59, had a 31 ½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot, 7-inch long jump, 4.46 shirt shuttle, 7.29 cone drill, 20 reps in the bench press and ran position workouts.

Rutgers (March 26)

Twenty two teams were on hand, including Jets general manager Terry Bradway. Eleven Rutgers prospects and 11 from other schools worked out indoors on bubble field turf.

» RB Ray Rice (5-8, 199): Had a 39 ½-inch vertical jump, 10-foot, 1-inch long jump, 4.17 short shuttle, did position drills (run by the Patriots) and kept everything else from the combine. He had a very good workout.

» OL Pedro Sosa (6-3 5/8, 300): Had his knee scoped last week so he did not work out. Lifted at the combine and did nothing else.

» OL Jeremy Zuttah (6-3 3/8, 308): Had a 31-inch vertical jump, ran position drills and kept everything else from the combine.

» K Jeremy Ito (5-10¾, 183): Kicked 55-yard field goal and made nine-of-11 in the workout.


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