With the list of available draft prospects hailing from LSU featuring several highly ranked players who could be of interest to the Pittsburgh Steelers, it should come as no surprise to learn that there were some familiar faces on the sidelines in Louisiana on Friday when LSU hosted their pro day event.
Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert appear to be part of a sizable contingent of Steelers staff members who made the trip to Baton Rouge to catch all the action in person.
With projected first-round selections like inside linebacker Devin White and cornerback Greedy Williams among the names working out, every team in the NFL had a senior staff member on hand in Louisiana to get a better look at these two highly regarded prospects.
Part of what makes White so desirable at the NFL level is his freakish speed and ability to cover receivers and running backs.— Brooks Kubena (@BKubena) March 22, 2019
Here’s him opening up on a vertical. #LSU https://t.co/wxxEFAsUUA pic.twitter.com/vxpHPXRk0g
#LSU's top testers after the 2019 NFL Combine and Pro Day.— Shea Dixon (@Sheadixon) March 22, 2019
40: 4.37 (Greedy Williams)
Vert: 39.5 (Devin White)
Broad: 10-4 (Greedy Williams)
Bench: 28 (Ed Alexander)
Shuttle (20): 4.11 (Foster Moreau)
Shuttle (60): 11.47 (Terrence Alexander)
3-cone: 6.94 (Terrence Alexander)
Linebackers coach Jerry Olsavsky also appears to have been a part of the group sent to evaluate the LSU players, seen here running a drill with White.
But while the bulk of the NFL world might have been at LSU, the Steelers were also among the teams who had a representative at the Kentucky pro day event, with new running backs coach Eddie Faulkner one of the notable names in attendance.
Kentucky pro day isn’t all defense. Three RB coaches working together to put Benny Snell Jr. through drills: Jemal Singleton (#Bengals), Kyle Caskey (#Lions) and Eddie Faulkner (#Steelers). Snell’s measureables just OK, but a highly productive college player. 48 TDs. pic.twitter.com/GsCMSppfzH— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 22, 2019