2016 NFL draft: Miami Hurricanes pro day, spring game to be streamed on ESPN3.com

The Hurricanes claim to be among the ACC’s leaders in broadcasting their sporting events. You can watch contests in nearly every sport on campus.

Later this month, you can also watch Miami’s pro football hopefuls on your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

(Miami Herald, ESPN photos; Post illustration)
(Miami Herald, ESPN photos; Post illustration)

A UM spokesperson said Wednesday that UM’s pro timing day, which begins at 7 a.m. March 30, will be aired on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app.

The Hurricanes’ spring game — 2 p.m. April 16 at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale — will also be carried by ESPN3 and WatchESPN.

Miami’s pair of scrimmages — April 2 and 9 — will not be broadcast. The first will be held on campus and closed to the public and media. The second will be at Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach. It begins at 2 p.m. April 9.

Pro day is a chance for draft-eligible players to perform combine-style drills in front of representatives from professional teams. Miami’s pro day usually draws scouts, coaches, and management from most NFL franchises.

Those parties, credentialed media and other guests are invited to attend, 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. Details on what ESPN’s coverage will show — and how they will show it — are not yet known.

Among those expected to participate in UM’s pro day include cornerback and potential high-round pick Artie Burns, safety Deon Bush, defensive tackle Ufomba Kamalu, linebacker Raphael Kirby and receiver Rashawn Scott. 

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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