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2014 NFL Draft: What we learned from Wednesday's pro days

» Gil Brandt's pro day reports

We're under 24 hours until the country is once again swept up in Johnny Manziel fever (watch it live on NFL Network starting at 11:30 a.m. ET). Luckily a few schools were able to go through the pro day circuit on Wednesday to give us something to talk about until then.

Here's a look at what happened at pro days across the country:

Texas: Quiet day for the Longhorns

Big draw: DE Jackson Jeffcoat
Don't forget: WR Mike Davis
Notable attendees: All 32 teams reportedly sent at least one representative, but it appeared everybody notable was down the road in College Station. A few former players such as Earl Thomas did pop in though.
The skinny: It was very quiet in Austin at the Longhorns' pro day and that was not just because Jeffcoat opted to sit out testing. He did go through positional drills at both defensive end and linebacker, but it unlikely caused any major changes to his draft stock. Receiver Mike Davis ran an unofficial time of 4.48 in the 40-yard dash and corner Carrington Byndom turned in an unofficial time of 4.37. Kicker Anthony Fera also showed off his leg for scouts on field goals and kickoffs.

Duke: It's a football school

Big draw: CB Ross Cockrell
Don't forget: DE Kenny Anunike
Notable attendees: 23 teams sent a scout or coach to the workout
The skinny: Cockrell was the big draw as some could see him taken early on the third day of the draft. He turned in a good 40-yard dash time of 4.46 and, according to NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt, looked very good in his coverage drills.

Indiana: Latimer runs, Ewald kicks

Big draw: WR Cody Latimer
Don't forget: TE Ted Bolser
Notable attendees: New York Jets general manager John Idzik and San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco.
The skinny: Latimer is still recovering from a foot injury but did run the 40-yard dash, turning in a good time of 4.44. No positional drills were on tap for him, but he did post an impressive 39-inch vertical jump. Bolser had a nice short shuttle time of 4.5 seconds and checked in at 248 pounds on his 6-foot-5 frame. According to Brandt, a New England Patriots coach was focused on how kicker Mitch Ewald was booming kickoffs.

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Syracuse: Bromley moves well during workout

Big draw: DT Jason Bromley
Don't forget: RB Jerome Smith
Notable attendees: The Philadelphia Eagles sent a defensive line coach, 28 other teams had representatives in attendance.
The skinny: Bromley is the highest graded of the pro prospects on the team and stood on most of his numbers from the combine. He had a good workout while teammate Marquis Spruill might have earned a camp invite down the road with his showing. Running back Jerome Smith improved on most of the numbers he posted in Indianapolis. Former Syracuse quarterback Drew Allen did not participate after throwing at Oklahoma's pro day earlier in the month.

Louisiana-Monroe: Browning leads group of 11 at pro day

The skinny: Quarterback Kolton Browning was one of the notable prospects to work out for scouts on Wednesday. Wideout Tavarese Maye and running back Jyruss Edwards were also among those that ran 40s and did positional drills for scouts.

On tap Thursday: Johnny Manziel (live coverage on NFL Network), Ball State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Louisiana Tech.

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