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4 Draft Prospects Who Stood Out at Pro Days

Four players who helped themselves during their Pro Day workouts.


1. LB Deion Jones, LSU
Teams looking for a speedy linebacker will not need to search for long after the numbers Jones put up at his Pro Day at LSU. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound linebacker ran a 4.38-second 40-yard dash during LSU's workout, in addition to recording a 4.26-second 20-yard shuttle, 35.5-inch vertical jump and 18 reps of 225 on the bench press. "Jones had an off-the-charts workout," NFL Media's Gil Brandt wrote. "He was really smooth and quick in his positional drills, only slipped a couple of times possibly due to not having on the proper shoes."


  1. RB Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State**
    It's hard to say whether or not his stock could have been helped by a strong performance at his Pro Day, but former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott put together a strong performance anyway. "During the positional drills, Elliott showed that he had excellent ball skills, and shocked many NFL personnel in attendance with how well he caught the football," Brandt wrote after Elliott's workout. "He's a powerful runner, and definitely improved his draft status at Ohio State's Pro Day." Elliott is widely projected to be selected in the top half of the first round, potentially in the top ten. The Buccaneers are not expected to be among potential suitors, though.


  1. WR Corey Coleman, Baylor**
    This year's wide receiver class was noticeably slow at the NFL Scouting Combine in February, but at his Pro Day, Coleman proved to still have top-end speed. He clocked in a 4.37 40-yard dash, which would have been the second-fastest time of any wide receiver running in Indianapolis and the seventh-fastest among all players. Coleman reportedly caught all but one of his passes during his workout, with the one incompletion being over-thrown.

4. DT Kenny Clark, UCLA
While hordes of scouts were undoubtedly at UCLA's Pro Day to see linebacker Myles Jack, Clark put together a memorable performance that could help catapult him into the first round. The 6-foot-2, 311-pounder ran the three-cone drill in 7.73 seconds and won't turn 21 until the middle of the 2016 season.

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