MTSU Football Pro Day 2016 | Photo Gallery


Ed Batties tries out for NFL scouts at MTSU's Pro Day held at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn. on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Blue Raider football seniors and alums showed out for NFL scouts at the MTSU’s annual Pro Day event Thursday morning.

Players including Kevin Byard, Jordan Parker, Cavellis Luckett and Corey McCarron were among the 19 players who participated in drills at Tennessee State University’s indoor training facility in Nashville. Representatives for approximately 24 teams such as the Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers, Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns were in attendance.

Byard ran the fastest 40-yard dash (4.46 seconds) and tied with Christian Collis for highest vertical jump (38 inches). Collis also had the longest broad jump (10 feet, nine inches), and Darius Johnson racked up 32 bench-press reps during the event, the highest of any player.

Scroll down to see our photos from Pro Day, and click here to read the results and takeaways from the event.

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Sports Editor Connor Grott contributed to this report.

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