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Dozen Demons Set For 2010 Pro Day Workouts
A dozen former Northwestern State football players will go through the Demons’ annual Pro Day workouts Friday with several NFL team representatives taking notes, including staff from the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints and the AFC champion Indianapolis Colts.
Defensive backs Kasey Brown, Wesley Eckles and Gary Riggs are among the Demons slated to work out, joined by defensive end William Davis, record-setting receiver Darius Duffy, linebacker/special teams standout Isaiah Greenhouse, running back William Griffin, quarterback John Hundley, linebacker Rogers Loche, running back Daniel Odu, and first-team All-Southland Conference defensive tackle Albert Smith. Also working out will be 2008 senior Kedrin Seastrunk, a tight end who spent time in camps with Cincinnati and Green Bay last year.
NSU’s pro football liason David Rosen and members of the NSU football staff will help stage the annual event from 9-1 in Turpin Stadium and the adjacent NSU Athletic Fieldhouse. Rosen said there could be in the range of 8-10 teams participating.
“We are hearing from teams who want to give some of our players very long looks, and this provides opportunities for more of our guys to open some eyes with a good day on Friday,” said Rosen. “With the tradition of pro players coming out of Northwestern, the NFL personnel departments know from experience that our Pro Day is worth the visit whether or not we have players on everybody’s draft board. It’s really impressive when you have an NFL scouting legend like C.O. Brocato (Tennessee Titans) come in a day early for this.”
Players will go through strength tests in the NSU weight room, then go outside for testing in the vertical jump, broad jump, 40-yard dash, 20-yard shuttle, three-cone drill and the 60-yard shuttle. Pro Day wraps up with lunch, Demon coaches meeting with scouts and player interviews.
By Northwestern State University Sports Information