Scouts are wary of hailed improvements and once-in-a-lifetime performances at on-campus pro days, and you should be too. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney breaks down how teams dissect pro day numbers.
NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney pulls back the curtain on the popular 40-yard dash to find NFL Network will use real-time clockings of 40-yard dash times for the first time in scouting combine history starting Friday.
Dak Prescott and the top-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs won 45-31 but NFL scouts will note strong efforts in the game from Kentucky's top 2015 NFL prospects Alvin "Bud" Dupree and Za'Darius Smith as well as a breakout performance from redshirt sophomore QB Patrick Towles.
When the defensive backs closed the doors to Lucas Oil Stadium on Tuesday, several cornerbacks -- Oklahoma State's Justin Gilbert, Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard and TCU's Jason Verrett -- left lasting impressions. Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix confirmed his spot as NFLDraftScout.com's top safety but Louisville FS Calvin Pryor is right there.