Falcons Pro Day Round-Up 3/23
Be sure to check up on yesterday’s pro day report, which was posted late last night, so you might have missed it.
Several pro days are in store for Wednesday including: Boston College, Central Florida, Connecticut, East Carolina, Hampton, Howard, N.C. State, Syracuse, UT-Chattanooga, and Yale. As there are confirmations of the Falcons attending or not attending each one, we’ll keep you update.
Eric Hoffses of EagleAction.com confirms the Falcons presence among 17 NFL teams at Boston College’s pro day. The two big names for BC include projected first round pick OT Anthony Castonzo and LB Mark Herzlich. OG Thomas Claiborne, OT Rich Lapham, and DE Alex Albright are also among BC’s pro prospects trying to make a name for themselves at their pro day.
The Falcons were in attendance at UConn’s pro day, where they reportedly wanted to see more of OG Zach Hurd according to Joe Perez of the Norwich Bulletin. Hurd recorded 25 bench reps of 225 pounds.
The Falcons were in attendance at N.C. State’s pro day according to James Henderson of PackPride.com. There, they had a chance to see LB Nate Irving workout. Irving missed most of the drills at the Combine last month due to injury. Today, Irving measured in at 242 pounds, did 27 bench reps of 225 pounds, ran a pair of 40 times of 4.6 and 4.72 seconds, leapt 33.5 inches on his vertical jump, and 8-feet, 11 inches on his broad jump.
Now for reports on the other pro days, where the Falcons presence were unconfirmed:
There are 11 teams in attendance at Hampton’s pro day. Among their top prospects are NT Kenrick Ellis and OLB Brandon Peguese.
Twenty-four teams are at Syracuse University to watch the likes of RB Delone Carter, C Ryan Bartholomew, and LB Doug Hogue. Again, unconfirmed if the Falcons are among them.
Six teams are reportedly at the pro day of UT-Chattanooga, and the Falcons are not among them. According to Optimum Scouting, the Browns, Chiefs, Jaguars, Jets, Steelers, and Titans are the six teams present.
At Yale, Dynasty Athlete Representation names four teams at their pro day: Eagles, Jaguars, Jets, and Patriots.
Last Updated: March 25, 2011 at 6:54 pm EST.