Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on March 14, 2011 @ 11:10:27 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Cam Newton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Minnesota Vikings appear to be very interested in Auburn QB Cam Newton, according to Dan Pompei, of NationalFootballPost.com.

QB | Taylor Harris | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
West Texas A&M QB Taylor Harris measured 6-foot-2 3/8, 233 pounds at his Pro Day, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.15 seconds and 5.17 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.68 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.32 seconds. He measured a 24-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-4 broad jump.


Running Back

RB | Tiki Barber | Free Agent | Free Agents
The New England Patriots likely will not show any interest in free-agent RB Tiki Barber (Giants) this offseason, according to Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com.

RB | Joshua Nesbitt | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia Tech QB Joshua Nesbitt measured 6-foot 3/4, 212 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 seconds and 4.67 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.10 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.24 seconds. He measured a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot broad jump and completed 19 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

RB | Anthony Allen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia Tech RB Anthony Allen ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 seconds and 4.65 seconds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com.

RB | Nic Grigsby | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Arizona RB Nic Grigsby measured 5-foot-11 1/4, 199 pounds at his Pro Day Saturday, March 12, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds and 4.39 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.17 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.59 seconds. He measured a 43 1/2-inch vertical jump, an 11-foot broad jump and completed 21 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

RB | Bilal Powell | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury, Draft
Louisville RB Bilal Powell (hamstring) was not able to participate in everything during his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, because he suffered a hamstring injury, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He did run the 40-yard dash in 4.54 seconds before suffering the injury.


Wide Receiver

WR | Dwayne Harris | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
East Carolina WR Dwayne Harris is scheduled for a private workout with the Atlanta Falcons Monday, March 14, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Harris met with the Falcons at the Senior Bowl and the NFL Scouting Combine.

WR | Stephen Burton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
West Texas A&M WR Stephen Burton measured 6-foot-1 3/8, 224 pounds at his Pro Day, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds and 4.44 seconds during the workout. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-4 broad jump and completed 19 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

WR | DeAndre Brown | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Southern Mississippi WR DeAndre Brown ran the 40-yard dash in 4.64 seconds and 4.59 seconds at his Pro Day Friday, March 11, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He measured a 29-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-11 broad jump.

WR | Troy Pascley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisville WR Troy Pascley measured 6-foot-1 1/4, 193 pounds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.69 seconds and 4.68 seconds as well as the short shuttle in 4.58 seconds. He measured a 36-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-6 broad jump.


Tight End

TE | Cameron Graham | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisville TE Cameron Graham ran the 40-yard dash in 5.08 seconds and 5.02 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also measured a 30 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-1 broad jump.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Adam Grant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Arizona OL Adam Grant measured 6-foot-6 3/8, 323 pounds at his Pro Day Saturday, March 12, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.43 seconds and 5.41 seconds, the short shuttle in 5.05 seconds and the three-cone drill in 8.26 seconds. He measured a 26 1/4-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-6 broad jump.


Offensive Line

OL | Byron Stingly | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisville OT Byron Stingly measured 6-foot-5, 313 pounds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash twice during the workout and was clocked at 4.98 seconds both times. He ran the short shuttle in 4.48 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.64 seconds. He measured a 27 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-2 broad jump and completed 25 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Defensive Line

DL | D'Aundre Reed | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Arizona DL D'Aundre Reed measured 6-foot-4, 260 pounds at his Pro Day Saturday, March 12, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.79 seconds and 4.75 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.47 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.48 seconds. He measured a 36-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-5 broad jump.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Anthony Gray | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Southern Mississippi DL Anthony Gray measured 5-foot-11 3/4, 330 pounds at his Pro Day Friday, March 11, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.19 seconds and 5.17 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.61 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.93 seconds. He measured a 31 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-4 broad jump and completed 39 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Defensive End

DE | Ryan Kerrigan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Baltimore Ravens are scheduled to conduct a private workout and meeting with Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan Tuesday, March 22, and Wednesday, March 23, a source told James Walker, of ESPN.com.


Linebacker

LB | Colin McCarthy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
A senior scout for an NFL team said concerns about previous shoulder injuries to University of Miami LB Colin McCarthy will prevent his team from considering him in the NFL Draft, according to Brad Biggs, of NationalFootballPost.com. However, the scout was quick to say just because McCarthy will not be on his team's board doesn't mean other teams will not consider him.

LB | Brad Jefferson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia Tech LB Brad Jefferson measured 6-foot-1 7/8, 240 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds and 4.74 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.49 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.62 seconds. He measured a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot broad jump and completed 27 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

LB | Anthony Egbuniwe | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia Tech LB Anthony Egbuniwe measured 6-foot-4 3/8, 256 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.06 seconds and 4.99 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.53 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.51 seconds. He measured a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot broad jump and completed 23 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Defensive Back

DB | Johnny Patrick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Louisville CB Johnny Patrick ran the 40-yard dash in 4.52 seconds and 4.46 seconds at his Pro Day Thursday, March 10, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.30 seconds.


Cornerback

CB | Domonique Foxworth | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said CB Domonique Foxworth (knee) is expected to make a healthy return after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last July, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. "He will be back, he probably could play right now," Harbaugh said. "He's spending a lot of time on some of the union stuff, but I know he's also working out, he's training, he's doing great. I don't think we're going to see too many side effects of him coming back early on. He should be full speed right out of the gates."

CB | Mario Butler | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia Tech CB Mario Butler measured 6-foot 5/8, 184 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.56 seconds and 4.59 seconds as well as the short shuttle in 4.49 seconds. He measured a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-5 broad jump.

CB | Tae Evans | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
West Texas A&M CB Tae Evans measured 5-foot-10 5/8, 193 pounds at his Pro Day, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.60 seconds and 4.69 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.27 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.06 seconds. He measured a 34 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-1 broad jump and completed 16 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.


Free Safety

FS | Jerrard Tarrant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Georgia Tech S Jerrard Tarrant ran the 40-yard dash in 4.50 seconds and 4.59 seconds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.37 seconds.

FS | Brian Lainhart | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous report, Kent State S Brian Lainhart ran the 40-yard dash in 4.66 seconds and 4.64 seconds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.32 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.63 seconds.

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