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.
The strength of the 2015 draft may very well be with its pass rushers, which was demonstrated by the sheer athleticism shown Sunday, with LSU's Danielle Hunter, UCLA's Owa Odighizuwa and Washington State's Xavier Cooper among the most impressive performers.
Scouts who watched Notre Dame's last-second 31-28 victory over LSU were probably attempting to focus on senior prospects like the Tigers' stud left tackle La'el Collins. Spectacular performances from underclassmen from both teams, however, stole the show.
It just wouldn't be LSU-Alabama without a hard-fought, slugfest of a football game. In one of the few contests of the day that lived up to its pre-game billing, emerging edge rusher Danielle Hunter demonstrated the skill-set to excite NFL scouts.