Former Louisville wide receiver participated in the Cardinals Pro Day on Thursday

Former Cardinals wide receiver wanted to improve upon his performance at the NFL Combine in February

Former Louisville wide receiver James Quick participated in nearly all the drills during the Cardinals Pro Day on Thursday with the hope of improving his performance at the NFL's combine in February.

With 30 of the NFL's 32 franchises in attendance, the Louisville Trinity product ran the 40-yard, ran routes, did the shuttle and multiple other drills as the pro scouts took notes.

"I wanted to come out and put up some better numbers," said Quick, who posted a 4.6 40-yard time at the NFL combine and eclipsed that slightly during his run today at the Trager Indoor Facility.

"I ran well, caught the ball well, and I ran my routes well and did all of the drills today," he said.  "I feel like I did a good job today."

Quick has spent weeks training, improving his techniques since the NFL combine in hopes to leave a better impression on the scouts and he believes he accomplished that goal.

"It's a lot of hard work, but everything comes through hard work," he said.  "It's taking things a day at a time and keep pushing forward."

Multiple NFL programs have reached out to Quick, a former five-star prospect and Army All-American, with a desire to get to know him better on and off the field.

"It's been exciting having teams call you to what type of person you are," he said.  "Its fun, but at the same time it can be nerve-racking."

During his four-year Cardinal career, Quick hauled in 126 receptions for 2,032 yards and 14 touchdowns.

In the end, his goal is to make an NFL's team 53-man active roster and fulfill his dream of becoming an professional in the sport.

"That's what its all about," he said.  "I want to play in the NFL and be a professional football player.  If I make a team I'm going to try my best to stick.  That's my goal."

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