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Bryce Petty Goes Under Center At Baylor Pro Day

*Several big-name draft prospects particpated in pro days on Wednesday, including Baylor's Bryce Perry and Virginia Tech safeties Kyshoen Jarrett and Detrick Bonner. *

For quarterback Bryce Petty, he wanted to prove he can make all sorts of throws at Baylor's Pro Day on Wednesday.

Here's a look at Baylor University's 2015 Pro Day that took place in Waco, Texas.

Whether it was from under center or in the shotgun, Petty believes he showed NFL scouts in attendance that he's deserving of being an early-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

"(I wanted to prove) that I can make all the throws," Petty said, via "All the questions that are surrounding me are `Can he play in the gun? Can he make all the throws? Is he a one-read kind of guy?' I just want to say that I can play in any kind of system and run it and run it successfully."

Like Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, there aren't necessarily questions about Petty's ability on the field, but whether or not he can transition to a pro-style offense after years in head coach Art Briles' up-tempo offense.

For the majority of his snaps taken at Baylor, Petty was in some sort of shotgun formation, as he threw for 8,195 yards and 62 touchdowns to just 10 interceptions.

At Wednesday's pro day, he took snaps from under center instead.

"I wanted to have every throw under center," he said. "If I wanted to play under center I can play that even though I have history with the shotgun."

According to the school, Petty completed 69 of 77 pass attempts on the day with five drops.

The highest graded Baylor prospect, according to, is wide receiver Antwan Goodley.

The 5-foot-11, 220-pound Midland, Texas, native participated in several different drills, including the vertical jump the three-cone and the shuttle run. This came after running a 4.44 second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis last month.

Here's a look at the University of Georgia's 2015 Pro Day that took place in Athens, Ga.

Away from drills, Goodley believes he's a physical receiver that can add a different dynamic to any NFL team.

"Some scouts say that I am too big and that I need to trim down, but I feel that I am a big guy and I like to play heavy," he told reporters. "I feel that's where I am the most explosive. I feel the most healthy, so the most healthy is whatever it goes. It is a different aspect to the game, a lot of corners like physicality like that so I am definitely bringing it to them."

Goodley's best season came as a junior in 2013 when he recorded 1,339 yards and 13 touchdowns on 71 receptions. In 2014, he recorded 60 receptions for 830 yards and six touchdowns.

Other Pro Day Notes From 3/17:

  • Running back Todd Gurley did not participate in any drills at Georgia's pro day as he's still in the midst of recovering from a torn ACL suffered during the season. Gurely has been staying abreast with several NFL teams, though, through interviews. "With my situation, I can't do the part, but good thing I've got a little [bit] of film to prove a little something. But basically keeping them [teams] updated with rehab, and telling them what type of person I am. Whatever questions they ask me, just answer it the best I can." Before going down the injury, Gurley was well on his way to his best season as a collegiate player, rushing for 911 yards and nine touchdowns in just six games.
  • Wide receiver Matt Miller returned to the field for the first time in six months at Boise State's pro day. Miller – who recorded more than 1,000 receiving yards and caught 12 touchdowns in 2013 – reportedly ran a 4.75 second 40-yard dash. While he isn't sure if he'll even get taken in the draft, Miller's hoping to live out his NFL dream at some point. "It's a lifelong dream of mine to go play in the NFL," Miller told the Idaho Statesman. "The ranches and the farming, they're not going anywhere. That's something I can do for the rest of my life. You can only play football for a certain amount of years, so it's been a goal of mine ever since I started playing football. That's why I'm still going to go for it, work my butt off."
  • Virginia Tech didn't have nearly the amount of attention it usually has for its pro day, but safeties Kyshoen Jarrett and Detrick Bonner both participated. Jarrett is the 10th highest rated strong safety in the draft per, while Bonner is the 10th highest rated free safety.




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