Sooners, Locals Show Out For NFL At OU Pro Day
Representatives from all but four NFL teams were in Norman to watch former Sooners and several local prospects perform for the pros as part of OU’s pro football day.
Seventeen former Sooners worked out as well as former OU quarterback Drew Allen and ex Norman North product Beau Blankenship.
The prospects were measured, weighed and participated in a variety of drills to showcase their perspective talents for NFL scouts.
The NFL draft starts on, Thursday, May 8 and wraps up on, Saturday, May 10.
Former Oklahoma receiver Jalen Saunders impressed many analysts and scouts already at the NFL combine last month.
Saunders participated in a few drill and went through position workouts at wide receiver and as a kick returner.
Here’s the former Sooners star on how his day went:
Former OU running back Roy Finch had an impressive day inside the Everest Training Center, posting the fastest times of the day in the 40 yard dash, 4.44 seconds, and three cone drill, 7.14 seconds.
Here’s Finch on how he tried to showcase his numerous talents for the NFL:
Brennan Clay turned many heads over the final two years of his Sooner career and tried to catch the attention of pros on Wednesday, March 12.
Clay posted the fastest 60-yard shuttle time, 11.33 seconds, here’s the ex OU ball carrier on his day:
Speaking of running backs, Norman native Beau Blankenship posted some of the top measurements of the day.
The former Ohio University product had the second fastest 40-yard dash, 4.47 seconds, and had tied for the third highest vertical jump at 37 inches.
Here’s the former Norman North star on coming home to perform for the NFL:
Oklahoma City native Gabe Ikard impressed many scouts at the Senior Bowl and NFL combine, the ex Sooner’s center participated in position drills today.
Here’s Ikard on how the NFL process is going:
Trey Millard stared at the fullback position for Bob Stoops during his time in Norman, before having his career ended due to a knee injury late in the 2014 season.
Here’s Millard on his current status and how he’s preparing for the NFL: