MSU Football Pro Day Information

Mississippi State football had its senior Pro Day Wednesday. Do you want to know how your favorite senior Bulldog player did? Find out here.

Pro Day is the annual event where a college football team's seniors have their time to shine ... or not shine ... in front of pro scouts. Most of the scouts are from the National Football League, but scouts from the Canadian Football League and even the Arena Football League may also be attendance.

This past Wednesday, Mississippi State held its annual Pro Day. Almost 30 scouts were in attendance, including scouts from 20 NFL teams as well as scouts from one CFL team and one Arena League team.

NFL Teams Represented
New York Jets New York Giants Miami Dolphins Tennessee Titans
Kansas City Chiefs Cleveland Browns Pittsburgh Steelers Chicago Bears
Jacksonville Jaguars New Orleans Saints Oakland Raiders Minnesota Vikings
Philadelphia Eagles Indianapolis Colts New England Patriots Seattle Seahawks
Baltimore Ravens San Francisco 49ers Houston Texans Carolina Panthers

Scouts from the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League was present as was the Mississippi Mudcats of the Arena Football League.

The players went through various testing, including the more well-known ones such as the 40-yard dash, the Pro Shuttle and the 225-pound bench press.

Several players stood out in those tests, including Jeramie Johnson, Michael Heard, Casey Rogers, David Heard and Antonio Johnson.

Jeramie Johnson had the fastest 40 time, running it in a 4.49. He also ran a 4.26 seconds Pro Shuttle, second to Casey Rogers' 4.24 seconds. Antonio Johnson ran the Pro Shuttle in 4.49 seconds and benched 225 pounds 28 times, second to Deljuan Robinson's 29. David Heard ran a 4.52 forty, the second fastest of all Bulldogs, and a 4.30 Pro Shuttle. Michael Heard ran a 4.83 forty, a 4.31 Pro Shuttle and benched 225 pounds 20 times.

Test Results
Name 40-Yard Dash Pro Shuttle Bench
(225 Pounds)
Brian Anderson 5.55 4.95 16
Omarr Conner 4.77 4.34 ---
Russell Cook 5.21 4.76 14
Quinton Culberson 4.72 4.34 18
Bryson Davis --- --- 19
David Heard 4.52 4.30 12
Mike Heard 4.83 4.31 20
Antonio Johnson 5.08 4.49 28
Jeramie Johnson 4.49 4.26 16
Anwar Phillips 4.98 4.70 19
Andrew Powell 5.35 5.22 16
Deljuan Robinson 5.09 4.74 29
Casey Rogers 4.69 4.24 17
Stephen Arant 4.75 5.07 22


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