NEWS-AND-NOTES (3/8-3/14)

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    03/15/2010 10:06 AM - 

    Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant’s hamstring will not allow him to work out at the Cowboys’ March 10 Pro Day. Profootballtalk on NBC Sports

    A hamstring injury is expected to keep Alabama CB Javier Arenas out of the Crimson Tide’s Pro Day on March 10. Twitter

    Mississippi DE Greg Hardy wants to play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense for his NFL team. Boston Herald

    Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford reportedly “passed with flying colors” all medical checkups on his surgically repaired shoulder.

    The Bills “are expected” to draft an offensive tackle in the first round of April’s draft. Buffalo News

    At Oklahoma’s Pro Day Tuesday, CB Dominique Franks ran a 4.47 forty-yard dash. Twitter

    The Rams could be leaning toward taking a quarterback over a defensive tackle with the No. 1 overall pick with the way they have approached free agency so far. St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    After being suspended for the Cotton Bowl, Oklahoma State CB Perrish Cox is barred from working out at the Cowboys’ Pro Day.

    Texas QB Colt McCoy (shoulder) says that he’s finally 100 percent and will be a “full-go” for the Longhorns’ Pro Day on March 29.

    Fordham QB John Skelton reportedly got a third-round grade from two NFL teams after his Pro Day Tuesday. TFY Draft Insider

    During Auburn’s Wednesday Pro Day, DE Antonio Coleman reportedly ran forty times of 4.77 and 4.78. National Football Post

    Because he was barred from Oklahoma State’s Pro Day, CB Perrish Cox will hold a private workout for NFL scouts on March 30 in Waco, Texas.

    The Browns are expected to target either Tennessee S Eric Berry or Florida CB Joe Haden in the upcoming draft. Cleveland Plain Dealer

    Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford reportedly scored a 36 on the Wonderlic Test. Twitter

    The Lions are said to have Oklahoma State LT Russell Okung high on their radar.

    A “stomach virus” kept Rutgers OT Anthony Davis out at the Scarlet Knights’ Pro Day Wednesday. TFY Draft Insider

    Not only did Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard reportedly time at 4.44 and 4.51 in the forty at the Bearcats’ Pro Day, but he also had a terrific 4.03 short shuttle.

    At Alabama’s Wednesday Pro Day,¬† ILB Rolando McClain ran 4.71 and 4.74 forty-yard dash times. Twitter

    After weighing in at 370 at the Senior Bowl, Alabama NT Terrence Cody reportedly dropped 22 pounds and weighed in at 6’4/348 at the Crimson Tide’s Wednesday Pro Day. Twitter

    The Dolphins are leery of adding a “diva” receiver like Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant this offseason. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    There was a “strong presence” of Ravens officials at Rutgers CB Devin McCourty’s Pro Day workout Wednesday. Carroll County Times

    Alabama LB Rolando McClain’s Crohn’s disease “won’t affect him at all” on draft day, according to NFL Network’s Mike Lombardi.

    At Kentucky’s Pro Day Wednesday, CB Trevard Lindley reportedly ran forty times of 4.50 and 4.51.

    LT Anthony Davis refused to weigh in at Rutgers’ Pro Day Wednesday. Profootballtalk on NBC Sports

    At Wednesday’s Oklahoma State Pro Day, LT Russell Okung recorded a vertical of 32 1/2″ and a broad jump of 8’9.” Detroit Free Press

    Alabama NT Terrence Cody only had 22 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press at the Crimson Tide’s Wednesday Pro Day.

    The “smart money” is still on the Lions selecting Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh if he’s there at No. 2 overall. Detroit News

    A lower back sprain is to blame for Florida CB Joe Haden’s disappointing forty-yard dash times at the Combine. Palm Beach Post

    Northwestern QB Mike Kafka reportedly “astounded” scouts from 25 teams at his school’s Pro Day workout Thursday.

    Oregon RB LeGarrette Blount will work out at the school’s second Pro Day on March 18 after not participating in the first one this past Thursday. Twitter

    According to Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver, the team won’t deviate from their draft plan to select Florida QB Tim Tebow. Florida Times-Union

    If Texas S Earl Thomas is off the board, the Texans could select Fresno State RB Ryan Mathews over Clemson RB C.J. Spiller at No. 20. Twitter

    Southern Illinois RB Deji Karim was timed by one scout at 4.37 in the forty-yard dash at the school’s Thursday’s Pro Day. Chicago Tribune

    The Cowboys, Dolphins, Chiefs, Ravens, Seahawks and Bengals reportedly have “strong interest” in USC TE Anthony McCoy. National Football Post

    Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard and QB Tony Pike worked out privately for the Broncos Thursday. National Football Post

    According to ex-scout Daniel Jeremiah, at least three teams have  ahead of Derrick Morgan on their draft boards.

    Michigan DL Brandon Graham is reportedly ahead of Georgia Tech DL Derrick Morgan on at least three team draft boards. Twitter

    Back surgery kept Arizona TE Rob Gronkowski out at the Wildcats’ scheduled Pro Day Friday.

    At Jacksonville State’s Friday Pro Day, QB Ryan Perrilloux reportedly ran a 4.79 forty-yard dash. NFL Draft Bible

    Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford has pushed back his pre-draft individual workout to March 29 so more teams can attend. Twitter

    LB Daryl Washington recorded a 4.54 in the forty-yard dash at TCU’s Pro Day.

    The Bills are expected to give “strong consideration” to drafting Oklahoma OT Trent Williams with the first-round (No. 9) pick. Buffalo News

    Indiana (PA) CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is scheduled to undergo shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum next Thursday.

    According to one NFL scout, Georgia Tech DE Derrick Morgan is “picking up steam with the Dolphins.” Palm Beach Post

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