Former Alabama running back Mark Ingram will visit the Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week, according to a league source.
Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick will work out for the Indianapolis Colts on Friday, according to a league source.
Roughly half of the NFL’s 32 teams are expected to attend Villanova offensive lineman Ben Ijalana’s pro day Wednesday, according to a league source.
Alabama QB Greg McElroy and TE Preston Dial will be working out for scouts tomorrow, and South Alabama WR Courtney Smith will be taking part as well, according to sources.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers front-office personnel have begun directly emailing agents regarding their draft prospects, using the information for cross-checking purposes as the team assesses where it believes certain players will be selected later this month. It’s an unusual practice, in stark contrast to how things were done in the past, based on distrust between teams and agents.
USC offensive tackle Tyron Smith will attend the NFL draft after all, his agent, Eric Metz, said Friday.
University of Arizona end Brooks Reed has been somewhat overlooked in a deep class of elite defensive linemen, but he’s generating a lot of interest from teams drafting in the 25 to 40 range, sources said Thursday, and is meeting with many of them.
Maryland wide receiver Torrey Smith has been invited to New York for draft-week events, but he hasn’t been asked to attend the draft itself, a league source said Thursday.
Tyron Smith’s pro-day workout at USC included a bevy of NFL offensive line coaches watching closely, and he will begin taking trips to many of those teams that scouted him on campus Wednesday, according to a league source.
Florida QB Tim Tebow has decided not to join the 17 prospects here in attendance for the 2010 NFL Draft.