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Dante Fowler, Trenton Brown stand out at Florida's pro day

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Representatives from 32 NFL teams -- including Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley, and offensive line coaches from nine teams -- were present for Florida's pro day on Tuesday.


» 2015 pro days schedule, results and analysis


There were 22 Gators players, plus two more from Jacksonville University, who worked out outdoors on grass inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Outside linebacker Neiron Ball (6-foot-2 3/4, 236 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.6 and 4.62 seconds. He had a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump. Ball is coming off microfracture surgery that took place in mid November. He really looked good in the positional drills. Ball was smooth and fast, and he has good hips so he can turn and run with no problem at all.

Offensive guard Trenton Brown (6-8 5/8, 353) had a 28-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-10 broad jump. Brown has 35 1/2-inch arms. He had a really good pro-day workout in front of those nine NFL offensive line coaches present in Gainesville. Brown moves well for a guy his size (he ran a 5.29-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine). Brown really helped his draft status.

Punter Kyle Christy (6-2 5/8, 202) kicked the ball well at the pro day.

Outside linebacker Dante Fowler, Jr. (6-3, 264) had a great workout. Linebackers coaches for the Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles put Fowler through his positional workout, in which he showed suddenness in all of his movements. Fowler definitely solidified his place as a top-five selection in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Center Max Garcia (6-4 3/4, 309) ran the 20-yard short shuttle in 5.13 seconds and the three-cone drill in 8.18 seconds. He had a 28-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-7 broad jump. Garcia is another offensive line prospect from Florida with real good punch.

Offensive tackle D.J. Humphries (6-5 1/4, 307) had a good workout. He's very athletic and held his weight of 307 pounds real well.

Running back Matt Jones (6-2 1/4, 235) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 and 4.55 seconds. Jones is a hard runner who catches the ball well coming out of the backfield.

Defensive tackle Leon Orr (6-5, 318) ran the 40 in 5.15 and 5.16 seconds. Orr -- who has 34-inch arms -- was very light on his feet and moves around really well.

Wide receiver Andre Debose (6-0, 190) ran the 40 in 4.44 and 4.4 seconds. He had a 37 1/2-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-3 broad jump. Debose did the 20-yard short shuttle in 4.09 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.93 seconds. He also performed 12 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Debose did not do a positional workout. Debose is a potential free-agent pickup for a team following the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Wide receiver Quinton Dunbar (6-1 7/8, 199) ran the 40 in 4.47 and 4.49 seconds. He had a 32-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-10 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.19 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.1 seconds. He also had seven strength lifts.

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