Beaver LB works out; DII RB enters supp draft

By | June 30, 2018

Beaver LB works out; DII RB enters supp draft … Oregon State LB Bright Ugwoebu held his pro day workout yesterday ahead of next month’s supplemental draft and unfortunately for the former Beaver things did not go particularly well. For starters, only 6 NFL teams – Chicago, Green Bay, New England, New Orleans, Seattle and San Francisco – had reps at the workout. Ugwoebu, who was listed by Oregon State as being 6-2, 235, actually measured in at just under 6-1 and only 205 pounds. He also had a very pedestrian 40 yard dash time of 4.97 seconds, with a 4.7o short shuttle, a 3-cone drill time of 7.38, a 33 inch vertical and a 9-6 long jump, all of which would have been near the bottom of the pack at the combine. As a result, it seems unlikely that Ugboewu will be selected at the July 11th supp draft; indeed, he may even be a longshot to get a free agent tryout. Meanwhile, the school has announced that Grand Valley State RB Marty Carter will also be entering this year’s supplemental draft. The 5-11, 200-pound Carter is GVSU’s all-time leading rusher including a school single-season record of over 1,900 in 2016 when he was a consensus Division II All-American and finished fifth in the Harlon Hill Award voting for the division’s player of the year. Carter’s numbers dropped off somewhat last fall when he missed a couple of games but he still led the team with just under 1,000 yards in 9 games when he averaged over 7 yards per carry.