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Apr 15, 2019 6:02 AM 1+ week ago

HBCU Prospects Still Remain Invisible During the NFL Draft - Last Word on Pro Football

HBCU Prospects Still Remain Invisible During the NFL Draft

A couple of years ago, I drove out to a couple of Pro Days during the offseason. After visiting some of the major Division I schools, there was definitely an uncertainty walking up to the weight room with very little fanfare. The coach of Florida A&M at the time looked to be a bit puzzled. After telling him about my eight-hour drive to get there, he looked stunned. "Why on earth would you drive all that way to get here?" He asked.

The question caught me a bit off guard. Being somewhat new to the scene of covering Pro Days, the expectation was to be plenty of media or scouts there. Right? Or maybe one scout. The exact number of scouts or media escapes me at the second, but the ...

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