Woods (6-0, 201)had a "ridiculous" workout, according to a source. He stuck with most of his work from the Scouting Combine (4.51 in the 40) and shaved significant time off of his three-cone (7.15 in Indy to 6.65) and short-shuttle (4.47 to 3.97) runs, according to a second source. It was in the position drills where Woods looked like the first-round prospect he's considered to be. Woods dropped only one pass and made several impressive grabs — including a one-hander of a Barkley bomb — while looking explosive in his routes.
Woods, an early entrant, had a monster sophomore year, when he hauled in a school- and conference-record 111 passes for 1,292 (11.6 average) yards and 15 touchdowns. As a junior, Marqise Lee took over as the Trojans' big-play target, but Woods managed 76 receptions for 846 yards (11.1 average) and 11 touchdowns.
The Packers had a formal interview with Woods at the Scouting Combine. If he's on the board, he'd be a strong consideration at No. 26. Woods, for what it's worth, was coached this season by Tee Martin, who coached Randall Cobb at Kentucky.
Center Khaled Holmes, who is considered a third-round prospect by a scout, ran 5.12 in the 40 after skipping that test at the Combine due to an ankle injury that bothered him for most of the season. "He was a completely different player from his junior year to his senior year" because of the injury.
Safeties T.J. McDonald (6-3, 219) and Jawanza Starling (6-1, 202) helped themselves in drills. McDonald, a big, physical safety adept at filling gaps in the run game and laying the lumber in the passing game, looked good in passing drills. The son of former All-Pro safety Tim McDonald, he's considered a third-round possibility. Starling is the under-the-radar prospect. He ran in 4.51, according to a source. Starling, a three-year starter who also played on the baseball team in 2009-10, picked off three passes as a senior.
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