Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Underrated defensive backs perform well
By Pedro Moura
Two USC defensive backs are expected to go in the mid-rounds of April's NFL Draft. Both players — corner Kevin Thomas and safety Will Harris — did better than expected in Wednesday's Pro Day festivities.
Thomas ran the day's best 40-yard dash time — a 4.43. He said that time and his performance in defensive back would hopefully help his stock in the eyes of NFL scouts:
Harris, who started a season and a half with the Trojans, wasn't invited to the combine in February. He said he used Pro Day as an opportunity to show NFL teams what he could do, and he came away pleased with his performance: