Auburn's Nick Marshall is one of the prospects NFL scouts are eager to see during the pro day process as he continues his transition from quarterback to defensive back. He made the move official at the Senior Bowl, but then participated in both drills at the NFL Combine. Will he do more of both at his pro day or is he a full-time defensive back?
Four members of the organization took in the workout, which featured potential first round prospect Kevin Johnson, a cover corner who previously lit up Indianapolis with his athleticism. In all, 23 NFL scouts, coaches and executives took in the workout.
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.
While teams selecting in the top 10 are in position to nab potential building blocks, perennial playoff contenders like Baltimore, Dallas, Seattle and New England could use the draft to find cheap alternatives to expensive veterans. No club appears to be in better position to fill a key area of need than the Packers.
A broken right thumb discovered by NFL doctors just hours before he was to begin competing the the 2015 Combine limited Washington State's Vince Mayle during drills. The 6-foot-2, 224 pound Senior Bowl invite led all Combine participants with an average of 123.6 receiving yards per game last season.
Ever watched an offensive lineman run the 40-yard dash and wonder what -- if anything -- NFL scouts would learned from the test? Apparently, some scouts are questioning the validity of the workouts, as well and the league is considering altering the drills to make them more position specific.