PISCATAWAY, N.J. (March 4, 2014) –For the fifth consecutive year, RVision will broadcast Rutgers’ Pro Day live from the Indoor Practice Bubble on ScarletKnights.com. The Pro Day broadcast, set for Wednesday, March 12 at 10:50 a.m., features 18 former Scarlet Knights as they perform a variety of drills, including the 40-yard dash, 225-pound bench press, broad jump, vertical jump, three-cone drill, flexibility tests and individual position testing.
WNBC-4 sports anchor and reporter Bruce Beck will host the broadcast on RVision for the fifth straight year. Beck will be joined on set for the entire broadcast by current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker and former Rutgers defensive standout Jamaal Westerman. Beck and Westerman will have a multitude of guests on the program, including Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood.
Several of Rutgers’ current NFL standoutsare scheduled to attend and will join Beck and Westernman on set, including Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu.
Much like the coverage of the NFL Scouting Combine on the NFL Network, RVision will incorporate a multi-camera shoot to show the action from the event. Results of the events will be reported as the event rolls along, in addition to interviews throughout Pro Day.
In 2010, Rutgers became the first school to broadcast its Pro Day event live on the Internet. The 2010 Pro Day featured Devin McCourty, who later became a first round pick of the New England Patriots in the 2010 NFL Draft. Anthony Davis was also the 12th overall selection of the 2010 NFL Draft, the highest draft pick in Rutgers’ history.
Among the list of participants for the 2014 Rutgers Pro Day event include PK Joe Behnke, TE Tyler Bellia, TE Paul Carrezola, OL Andre Civil, WR Brandon Coleman, FS Jeremy Deering, LB Nick DePaola, QB Chas Dodd, OL Dallas Hendrikson, DT Isaac Holmes, LS Robert Jones, OL Antwan Lowery, K/P Nick Marsh, LB Jamal Merrell, DE Jamil Merrell, WR Quron Pratt, DE Marcus Thompson and CB Lew Toler.