March 3 Concordia (Minn.), Minnesota, Mississippi, Pittsburgh
Minnesota: DT Ra’Shede Hageman stood out for Minnesota, measuring in at 6’6, and 311 pounds, and went through all the positional drills.
Mississippi: WR Donte Moncrief stood out with a 4.40 40-yard dash. He also came in at 6’2 3/8, and 219 pounds. Moncrief had a 39.5 inch vertical jump, and a 132.0 inch broad jump.
Pittsburgh: DT Aaron Donald ran the 40-yard dash at 4.68. He did come in at only 6’0 5/8-inch, which may be a question mark for teams.
March 4 Alabama State, Auburn, Buffalo, Eastern Illinois, Northwester, Purdue, Slippery Rock, SMU, Stephon Tuitt
Auburn – OLB/DE Dee Ford was the standout for Auburn, coming in at 244 pounds, down 8 pounds from 10 days ago at the scouting combine. He ran a 4.59 40-yard dash. Ford also had a 35 1/2 inch vertical jump, 10 foot 4 inch long jump, and 29 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press.
Buffalo – OLB Khalil Mack, who went from my #2 OLB, to my Top OLB, impressed today at his school workout. He ran 4.53-4.55 seconds on the 40-yard dash.
March 5 Arkansas, Central Michigan, Fordham, Mississippi State, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Texas A&M, Wisconsin
March 6 Cincinnati, Clemson, Furman, Jackson State, Illinois, Nebraska
Arizona: RB Ka’Deem Carey improved his combine 40-yard dash time a bit, from 4.70, to 4.66. He also had a 35.5-inch vertical. He did match his 19 reps of 225 pounds in the bench press.
Clemson: WR Sammy Watkins was the talk of the workout, while not running the 40-yard dash, he displayed his big, soft, and powerful hand, along with with explosive speed, in and out of breaks.
TCU: CB Jason Verrett had a nice 19 reps of 225 pounds. He also had a 39 1/2-inch vertical, and a 6.69 three-cone time.
March 7 Arizona State, Arkansas State, Northern Illinois, Ohio State, Pittsburgh State (Kan.), South Alabama, Southern Miss, Wofford
Northern Illinois: SS Jimmie Ward ran an unofficial 4.47 40-yard dash.
Ohio State: OLB Ryan Shazier clocked an unofficial 4.36 second 40-yard dash, along with a 42-inch vertical jump, and 10 foot, 10 inch broad jump. Also RB Carlos Hyde, and CB Bradley Roby stuck with their combine numbers.
March 10 Grand Valley State, San Diego, South Florida, Troy, Villanova
March 11 Bryant, Connecticut, Iowa State, Jacksonville (Ala.), Kansas State, Michigan State, Temple, Toledo, UCLA
UCLA: OLB Anthony Barr ran a nice 4.44 40-yard dash. Other UCLA players of note also tested well, including OG Xavier Su’a-Filo (who was clocked at 4.88 seconds in the 40-yard dash), as well as DE Cassius Marsh (4.68), ILB Jordan Zumwalt (4.61) and WR Shaq Evans (4.32).
March 12 Alabama, Boston College, Colorado, Colorado State, Eastern Washington, Marshall, Michigan, Nevada, North Dakota State, Oklahoma, USC
Alabama: ILB C.J. Mosley ran the 40-yard dash between 4.65-4.72 range. OT Cyrus Kouandjio decided not to run, and stick with his combine 40-yard dash. FS Ha’Sean Clinton-Dix also stood with his combine numbers, same was said for WR Kevin Norwood.
Michigan: OT Taylor Lewan decided to stick with his outstanding combine numbers, while WR Jeremy Gallon recorded a 10-10-inch broad jump, and a 39.5-inch vertical jump.
Oklahoma: The only notable player to workout was WR Jalen Saunders, as FB Trey Millard, and CB Aaron Colvin rested. According to reports, Saunders stumbled, and looked bad in the shuttle drills.
USC: WR Marqise Lee decided not to run, and keep his combine numbers, while C Marcus Martin ran the 40-yard dash at 5.52 and 5.36. TE Xavier Grimble clocked a slow 4.98-5.02 in the 40-yard dash. He also only had a vertical of 30.5, broad jump of 9.2, and only bench pressed 16 reps. OLB Morgan Breslin, who was a combine snub, measured in at 6’1, 240 lbs, with between a 4.74-4.78 40 yard dash, 35.5 vertical, and 26 reps of 225 lbs.
March 13 Hawaii, Ohio, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Princeton, South Dakota, UNLV, Washington State, Wyoming
Oklahoma State: CB Justin Gilbert stood on his 4.37 40-yard dash from the combine, but didn’t impress with his short shuttle(4.43), and 3-cone drill(6.91 seconds)
Oregon: RB De’Anthony Thomas proved he is fast, and was impressiv in his drills. In the short shuttle (4.23 seconds), long shuttle (11.46 seconds) and 3-cone drill (6.95 seconds). WR Josh Huff had 40-yard dashes between 4.47 and 4.49 seconds, and added two inches to his broad jump, at 9’10”. DE Taylor Hart has good times in the high 4.8’s at 6’6 and 284 pounds.
March 14 BYU, Cal Poly, Kansas, Oregon State, Texas Tech, Tulsa, West Texas A&M
March 17 Boise State, Florida, Houston, Louisville, Memphis, Rice, Valdosta State, Virginia, Wake Forest
Florida: A trio of CBs worked out, as Marcus Roberson, and Loucheiz Purifoy failed to improve on their combine 40 times, going in the Mid 4.5s to low 4.6s. The other CB Jaylen Watkins didn’t run, he decided to stick with his impressive 4.41 40 at the combine.
Louisville: By most accounts QB Teddy Brigdewater has been the best QB prospect in this class, but he didn’t fare well at his pro day. As reports have some scouts saying they don’t believe he is a Top 5 pick come May. A lot of eyes will be on FS Calvin Pryor, as he is highly regarded as the second best Safety in the class.
March 18 Delaware, Florida State, Montana, Murray State, UNC-Charlotte, Sam Houston State
Florida State: A load of talent was on hand for FSU’s pro day. Of the many Seminoles, RB Devonta Freeman, WR Kelvin Benjamin, OLBs Christian Jones, and Telvin Smith, and Safeties Lamarcus Joyner, and Terrence Brooks stood still on their 40 times at the combine. DT Timmy Jernigan ran a 5.03 in the 40, a slight better than his 5.06 combine 40. RB James Wilder Jr. had a good day, besting his combine 40 time, from 4.86 all the way to 4.65 seconds.
March 19 Baylor, California, Central Florida, Lindenwood, San Jose State, Utah, Western Kentucky
Baylor: RB Lache Seastrunk, considered a top 5 RB in this years class did well for himself, running a 4.46 40 yard dash, he decided to keep his vertical, and broad jump, but went on to do a 6.81 in the 3 cone drill, 4.31 short shuttle, and 11.33 long shuttle. OG Cyril Richardson improved on his numbers a bit, with a 40 yard going from 5.36 to 5.19, and bench press from 25 to 27.
UCF: Some reports states QB Blake Bortles looked better in scripted sessions. He did come in at 6’4 3/4, and 229 pounds.
San Jose State: According to reports, QB David Fales looked pretty damn good in his 52 play scripted session. While CB Bene Bewikere clocked in at 4.67 and 4.68 in the 40 yard dash at the pro day, which is down from his 4.63 combine number.
Utah: DE Trevor Reilly posted a 4.66 and 4.69 40 yard dashes, while having 34 Inch vertical, and 9-9″ broad jump. TE Jake Murphy came in at 6’3, and 253 pounds. CB Keith McGill came in at 6’3 and 213 pounds, clocked at 4.52-4.54 seconds in the 40 yard dash.
March 20 California (Pa.), Fresno State, Heidelberg, Kent State, Middle Tennessee State, Missouri, Notre Dame, San Diego State, Stanford, Tennessee State
Fresno State: QB Derek Carr had a great day, didn’t have a bad throw. WR DaVante Adams ran in the high 4.4’s to low 4.5s in the 40 yard dash. TE Marcel Jensen clocked in at 4.82 40 time, and short shuttle time of 4.45.
Missouri: DE Michael Sam improved his Combine 40 yard dash from 4.91 to 4,73, while DE Kony Ealy ran in the 4.6s, better than his 4.92 40 time at the Combine.
Notre Dame: DT Louis Nix III measured in at 6’2, 331 pounds, and ran a 5.36 40 yard time, besting his 5.42 and 5.43 from the combine.
Stanford: OLB Trent Murphy ran the 40 yard dash at 4.72-4.75 seconds, besting his 4.86 40 yard time at the combine. DE Josh Mauro came in at 6’6, 280 pounds, and benched 29 times. DE Ben Gardner recorded a 39.5 inch vertical, and a 10-2 inch broad jump. He also had a 6.78 in the 3 cone drill, and 4.83 40 yard time. FS Ed Reynolds had good 40 yard times in the 4.4s.
March 21 Missouri Western, Northwest Missouri State, Stony Brook, Vanderbilt, West Virginia
March 24 Iowa, Maine, North Carolina State
March 25 Massachusetts, North Carolina, North Carolina A&T, Texas-San Antonio
March 26 Duke, Indiana, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, McNeese State, Syracuse, Texas
Indiana: WR Cody Latimer clocked a 4.44 40 yard dash. He also had an impressive 39 inch vertical jump.
Texas: WR Mike Davis was also impressive, clocking between 4.46-4.48 in the 40 yard dash,
March 27 Ball State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Louisiana Tech, Johnny Manziel
March 28 Georgia State, Georgia tech
March 31 Colorado State-Pueblo
April 1 Tennessee-Chattanooga, Utah State
April 2 South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington
April 3 Miami (Fl.)
April 4 Florida Atlantic
April 7 Towson
April 8 Maryland, Penn State
April 9 LSU
April 10 Bloomsburg
April 11 Tulane
April 15 Dixie State
April 16 Georgia
April 19 Virginia Tech