Miami Pro Day results: Brandon McGee impresses, Kendall Thompkins steals show

Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE

Bill Belichick was among the large NFL contingent in Coral Gables, Fla., to watch Miami Pro Day, where cornerback Brandon McGee impressed and a receiver post an elite 40-time.

There was a large turnout of NFL scouts and bigwigs for Miami Pro Day on Thursday. Only three pro teams were absent, and Chief among those in attendance, Bill Belichick reportedly went down to do some scouting for the Patriots. The Pats are in need of secondary help, and Hurricanes cornerback Brandon McGee could be of a lot of interest. McGee did not disappoint.

McGee measured in at 5'11, 191 pounds and he had a 34" vertical with a broad jump of 9'11". Those numbers were very similar to what he showed at the Combine. McGee ran a 3.40 40-yard dash at the Combine and had 14 reps on the bench, so he did not perform those tasks again at Pro Day:

The fastest 40 of the day came from wide receiver Kendal Thompkins, who posted an official 4.37, blowing away the competition. That time would have placed him fourth among wide receivers at the Combine. Thompkins also had the second-highest vertical leap, reaching 35 inches, just behind safety Vaughn Telemaque at 36 inches.

Also performing at the event was running back Mike James, but he didn't do much. After measuring in at 5'10", 217 pounds, James ran the L Drill in 6.98 seconds. He took the rest of his numbers from the Combine, where he ran the 40 in 4.53 seconds.

One of the biggest surprise performers was perhaps linebacker Ray Buchanan. According to one scout in attendance, Buchanan ran an unofficial 4.53 in the 40, after putting up a 34-inch vertical and jumping 10', 8" in the broad jump. Buchanan ended up with an official time of 4.55.

Defensive lineman Darius Smith had an impressive 33 reps on the bench. Was it enough to impress Belichick though, is the important question.

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