Branch and Thompson also have good pro days
VA (Varina HS)
Years Played: 2007 - 2011
Branch, based upon his workout Thursday as both a defensive end and outside linebacker, has proven that he should be a second round pick. Throughout his workout Branch’s outstanding lower body flexibility, agility and long speed showed up. For a player who played primarily defensive end at Clemson, Branch did a good job in his pass drops and displayed good ball skills catching the ball.
Thompson impressed everyone with his explosive initial quickness and flexibility to play with good base. But he will likely be a third or fourth round pick given how he tired during the workout, as many nose tackles do. He will have to improve his stamina if he is going to be more than a two down player in the NFL.
Read the full article here