VIDEO: 2014 NFL Pro Day Interviews

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Eleven former Nittany Lions participated in Penn State's 2014 Pro Day inside the Lasch Football Building and Holuba Hall on Tuesday.

The participants took part in mental and physical testing in front of representatives from 26 different NFL teams in preparation for the 2014 NFL Draft, which takes place in New York City on May 8-10.

9905530.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, L cone drill, one 60-yard shuttle run, two broad jumps and two vertical jumps.

The participants on Monday consisted of the following 11 former Nittany Lions: WR - Allen Robinson and Brandon Felder, OL - John Urschel, Garry Gilliam and Adam Gress, TE - Matt Lehman, DL - DaQuan Jones, LB - Glenn Carson, DB - Stephen Obeng-Agyapong and Malcolm Willis, P - Alex Butterworth.

"I was happy to be able to get back here to Penn State. This is home for me," Urschel said.  "I worked on polishing a few things.  I think I took a little bit off my 40 (time) today, so that's a good thing.  I looked good in drills. So, all's well that ends well."

In addition to Pro Day, Jones, Robinson and Urschel participated in the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis during February.  All three were pleased with progress and improvements they made from February to Tuesday's workout at Penn State.  Robinson's cousin and Ottawa Redblacks (Canadian Football League) quarterback Kevin Glenn threw for Robinson and Felder during passing drills.

"I feel great.  I feel in (great) shape," Robinson said.  "My body feels good."

Penn State head coach James Franklin was in attendance for the Pro Day festivities, in addition to Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly.

Several former Nittany Lion were among the observers, as well, including All-Americans Kyle Brady, Bobby Engram, Kenny Jackson and Stefen Wisniewski.
    


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