VIDEO: Inside Penn State's 2013 NFL Pro Day

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Lasch Building Weight Room and Holuba Hall were hubs of activity on Monday for Penn State's annual Pro Day festivities, as the Nittany Lion football indoor practice facility played host to workouts for draft eligible seniors and free agents in front of NFL scouts from 23 different teams.

8682196.jpegThe Pro Day schedule included film study, scout meetings with coaches, Wonderlic testing, team testing, player interviews, height, weight, reach testing, flexibility testing, 225-pound bench, physical testing on the practice field and individual player/group workouts.

The physical testing on the practice field included two 40-yard dashes, two 20-yard shuttle runs, two 3-cone drills, one 60-yard shuttle run, two broad jumps and two vertical jumps.

After going through the physical workout, the participating draft eligible seniors worked out in positional drills on the field.

The participants on Monday consisted of the following 14 draft eligible Penn State seniors: QB - Matt McGloin and Shane McGregor, RB - Michael Zordich, OL - Matt Stankiewitch, Mike Farrell, DL - Jordan Hill, Pete Massaro, James Terry and Sean Stanley, DB - Stephon Morris and Jacob Fagnano, LB Gerald Hodges and Michael Yancich.  All-America Michael Mauti was also at Pro Day.

In addition to Pro Day, Stankiewitch, Hill, Hodges and Mauti all participated in the NFL Combine festivities in late February.  Looking to improve their numbers from the NFL Combine, Stankiewitch tallied a broad jump of 7-foot-8 in Indianapolis two weeks ago.  The All-Big Ten center set a goal of 8-feet in the broad jump, and he eclipsed the mark with an 8-foot-2 broad jump mark on Monday.  Hill improved in the broad jump from 8-foot-8 at the Combine to 9-foot-3 on Monday.

Former Nittany Lion great Derek Moye headlined the list of players who ran routes during the quarterback drills.  Evan Lewis, Christian Kuntz, Brian Irvin and graduate assistant coach Steve Williams also caught passes from McGloin and McGregor during the QB drills.

Representatives from 23 of the 32 NFL teams were in attendance at Penn State's Pro Day.  The list included the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers and eight of the 12 NFL Playoffs from 2013 - Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins.

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien was in attendance for the Pro Day festivities, in addition to each member of the coaching staff and strength and conditioning staff.

Several former Nittany Lion were among the observers, as well, including Josh Hull from the St. Louis Rams and Nate Stupar, who is a member of the San Francisco 49ers practice squad, Chima Okoli and D'Anton Lynn.


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