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Alabama pro day: Belichick, Carroll, Bowles in attendance

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Alabama held its pro day on Wednesday, and representatives from all 32 teams were on hand to watch 27 players work out indoors on FieldTurf.

Among the large NFL contingency in attendance were three head coaches -- New England's Bill Belichick, Seattle's Pete Carroll, and the Jets' Todd Bowles -- and multiple front office executives, including Steelers GM Kevin Colbert.

» DE Jonathan Allen (6-2 1/2, 285) stood on all of his combine testing numbers and only participated in position drills. I was told by my scout on the ground in Tuscaloosa that he looked outstanding.

» Pass rusher Ryan Anderson (6-2 1/8, 249) ran two 40-yard dashes in 4.84 and 4.85 seconds, and had a vertical jump of 28 1/2 inches. He was asked to do both linebacker and defensive line positional drills.

» TE O.J. Howard (6-5 5/8, 251) stood on his combine numbers and looked very good in position drills.

» CB Marlon Humphrey (5-11 7/8, 198) stood on his combine numbers and did not participate in field drills.

» OT Cam Robinson (6-6 1/4, 321) was worked out by four NFL offensive line coaches. He looked good in drills; I was told he left no doubt he can play left tackle in the NFL.

» WR ArDarius Stewart (5-11 1/2, 205) only participated in the bench press (10 lifts) and stood on the rest of his combine numbers. He participated in position drills but was limited by a left groin strain.

» DT Dalvin Tomlinson (6-2 3/4, 311) had 22 lifts on the bench press and looked outstanding in drills. He's a very interesting prospect. He turned down scholarship offers to a Yale and Harvard coming out of high school, where he was a state champion in wrestling and a goalkeeper on the soccer team (he's also an artist and dabbles with the trumpet).

» Pass rusherTim Williams (6-3, 242) stood on all of his combine numbers. He said he intends to bench at another workout before the draft.

» WR Gehrig Dieter (6-2 1/4, 208), who wasn't invited to the combine, ran the 40 in 4.61 and 4.56 seconds, had a 32 1/2-inch vertical, a 9-11 broad jump, a 4.33-second short shuttle, a 7.20-second three-cone drill, and added 15 lifts on the bench. He was worked out primarily as a slot receiver.

Here are a couple of other notes on Alabama players who did not work out at the pro day because of injuries:

» LB Reuben Foster (6-0 1/4, 233), recovering from a shoulder surgery, did not work out, but he did meet with teams Tuesday for interviews. Coach Nick Saban defended his former player on Wednesday.

» Safety Eddie Jackson (6-0 5/8, 201) is still recovering from a broken leg he suffered last season. He will work out for clubs in Tuscaloosa on April 11.

Follow Gil Brandt on Twitter @Gil_Brandt.

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