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Football: Cleaning up Pro Day

Here’s more of what was said at last week’s Pro Day:

NOSE TACKLE DERRICK HILL

On playing in the little-known Eastham Energy College All-Star game:

“It didn’t get all the TV glamour, but every NFL team was there.”

 

On how he think he projects if he gets a shot in the NFL:

“I’m willing and ready to do whatever — 3-4, 4-3, water boy.”

 

On whether he was happy with his Pro Day performance:

“(Bench press) was a disappointing 26 (reps) for me. I’ve done more than that already. I didn’t do as well as I wanted today. That was my one breakdown today.”

CORNERBACK DARIAN HAGAN

On whether he’s confident he could play in the NFL:

“Competing with guys like DeSean Jackson and Lavelle Hawkins — guys that are doing it at the next level — makes me confident that I can play at the next level as well.”

 

On overcoming his own struggles:

“Dealing with my daughter (who overcame cancer) and overcoming that, having a decent season this past year and just knowing that I can get through things like that and I can continue to play quality ball is a great sign. I’m just going to take it and  move  forward.”

RUNNING BACK SHANE VEREEN

On not testing at Pro Day:

“I felt comfortable with what I did at the Combine. I just wanted  to come out here and do a little catching for everyone.”

 

On the uneven condition of the rugby field:

“That was one of the reasons why (he didn’t test). I’m just not used to it.”

 

On what he was most happy about at the Combine:

“I think my interviews went really well. Catching the ball and the position drills went really well.”

Jonathan Okanes

Jonathan Okanes is in his fourth year covering Cal's football team. Previously, he covered Cal's men's basketball team for four years. He can also be followed on Twitter at twitter.com/OkanesonCal.

  • Bears

    What does uneven conditions of the rugby field mean?
    I thought they put in brand new turf?

  • ondal

    no, it was natural grass and it had a lot of potholes.

  • milo

    Along with the lumpy surface, Witter Field is also on a slight tilt as I understand it.

  • ho

    RE: uneven surface and potholes… Does that mean our rugby team was playing under those field conditions back when they were using that field?

  • http://bearterritory steve geremia

    We have to quit being candybutts.I do not care if it was a rock pile.