2016 NFL draft: Miami Hurricanes pro day set for March 30

The Hurricanes will host their annual pro timing day on March 30, a UM spokesperson said.

The event, which runs from 7 a.m. to noon at UM, is a chance for NFL draft-eligible players to show their stuff in front of representatives from professional teams. Miami’s pro day usually draws scouts, coaches, and management from most NFL franchises.

Duke Johnson runs a drill during the Hurricanes' 2014 pro day. (AP photo)
Duke Johnson runs a drill during the Hurricanes’ 2015 pro day. (AP photo)

Those parties, credentialed media and other guests are invited, but the public is not.

Players partake in undergo physical tests, such as the 40-yard dash, vertical leap, and bench press, as well as on-field, position-specific drills.

Five Hurricanes, including cornerback and potential high-round pick Artie Burns, were invited to participate in the NFL combine, which runs Tuesday through Monday, Feb. 29 in Indianpolis. The others are safety Deon Bush, defensive tackle Ufomba Kamalu, linebacker Raphael Kirby and receiver Rashawn Scott, all of whom are seniors.

In addition to that group, other Hurricanes who will likely participate in pro day include receiver Herb Waters, cornerback Tracy Howard, linebacker Tyriq McCord, defensive tackle Calvin Heurtelou, safety Dallas Crawford. 

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