Brown Football Players Work-Out For NFL Scouts At Bears’ Pro Day
Providence, Rhode Island – Four Brown football seniors, along with players from URI and Bryant, worked out for several NFL scouts at Brown's Annual Pro Day. Among the NFL teams represented were New England, Buffalo and Cleveland.
Participating in a variety of agility and strength drills for the Bears were quarterback Kyle Newhall-Caballero '11.5, wide receiver Alex Tounkara-Kone '11.5, free safety Steve Peyton '12 and linebacker Brett Wyman '12.
Newhall Caballero, Brown's two-time All-Ivy quarterback, ran an impressive 4.57 time in the 40, and posted a 36.5 Vertical Jump.
A two-time All-Ivy wide receiver, Tounkara-Kone, standing at over 6-4 and weighing 211 pounds, ran a 4.60 flat time in the 40, and had a best 4.22 Pro Agility Shuttle. Tounkara-Kone recently traveled to IMG Academies for six-plus weeks of Physical, Mental, Communication, Nutrition and Vision training with IMG Performance Institute specialists and on-field training with some of the game's top football coaches through the IMG Madden Football Academy.
Peyton, an All-Ivy free safety, weighed in at 226 pounds and posted the top performance of the day on the 225 bench test, hitting 25 repetitions. He also ran in the 4.6 range in the 40.
An All-Ivy linebacker, Wyman also performed well with 20 reps on the 225 bench test.
All players finished the day with positional drills that concluded with the quarterbacks and wide receivers throwing over 50 passes.
The NFL Draft begins on Thursday, April 26, followed by the second and third rounds on Friday, April 27. Rounds 4-7 will be held Saturday, April 28. Free agency signings begin immediately after the draft.