All 32 NFL teams were represented at Ohio State's pro day, which isn't surprising considering the wealth of top-tier former Buckeyes entering the 2015 NFL Draft. Players working out for the 120 coaches and scouts on hand did not disappoint.
Defensive end Joey Bosa, who ran a 4.86 in the 40 at the NFL Combine, was able to improve on that time, running in the 4.7 range unofficially. Ohio State's surface is considered "fast," so that may not help Bosa much. His performance in individual drills, however, should. He looked good in space and demonstrated good awareness. Bosa said afterward he wasn't satisfied with his 40 time at the Combine. It's worth noting that Bosa's brother, who will be a freshman at Ohio State next year, was at the pro day wearing Tennessee Titans gear.
Running back Ezekiel Elliott did not catch the ball well at the Combine, and he turned that around at pro day. He looked much more fluid and comfortable catching the ball in individual drills.
Ohio State's wide receivers showcased their speed. Michael Thomas was credited with a sub-4.4 40 time, unofficially. Braxton Miller clocked unofficial times of 4.33 and 4.36, respectively. Thomas reportedly has drawn interest from the New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots. After the conclusion of pro day, Thomas drew praise from scouts for his clean routes.
Tight end Nick Vannett did not run the 40 at the Combine, and he reportedly ran a 4.7 at pro day. Vannett is also drawing interest from a number of teams, particularly the New York Jets.
Linebacker Darron Lee helped his stock considerably at the Combine, running a 4.43 40-yard dash. Lee opted to rest on his Combine time and skipped the 40 at pro day. Lee said after pro day that he wanted to just come out and show what he could do in his position drills.
Vonn Bell drew high praise from head coach Urban Meyer on NFL Network's live coverage of Ohio State's pro day. Meyer said that Bell is a corner who can play safety, and, "That's Vonn Bell ... zero risk with him." Bell was unable to participate in the Combine due to injury, so it was important that he make an impression during pro day activities.
Quarterback prospect Cardale Jones was unable to throw at the Combine after straining a hamstring during a 40 attempt. Jones said he's back to full health and did throw at pro day, showcasing his arm strength.
Cardale Jones overthrew a receiver and Zeke quips "that cannon man"— Alexis Chassen (@Lovelybuckeye) March 11, 2016
Offensive tackle Taylor Decker completed 22 bench press reps, exceeding his Combine number by two reps.
Safety Tyvis Powell is projected as a later round pick, and he had a good workout at pro day, showcasing his athletic talent in individual drills. Powell only participated in individual drills, resting on his Combine numbers for the rest.