Florida Atlantic Athletics
BOCA RATON, Fla. - (March 30, 2017) – The annual Florida Atlantic University Pro Day for outgoing Owl football players and others took place on Thursday morning in front of a host of NFL scouts.
All told, 30 scouts from 27 pro teams took body measurements and recorded various times and distances for over a dozen aspiring pros. All of that information is attached with this email.
The former FAU players taking part in the event were:
- DB Alfred Ansley, III
- TE Tyler Cameron
- OL Dillon DeBoer
- DB Anthony Hamilton
- DE Trey Hendrickson
- DB Tevin Homer
- DB DJ Juste
- DT Shalom Ogbonda
- P Dalton Schomp
- DB Lester Thomas
- DT Denzel Whitfield
The current and future Owls are currently in spring practice ahead of the 2017 Spring Game, scheduled for 4 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at FAU Stadium. The game and events are free and open to the public. For more details as it approaches, visit www.fausports.com. For 2017 season tickets call 1-866-FAU-Owls.
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Florida Atlantic University Athletics:
FAU Athletics is comprised of 21 intercollegiate teams involving 450 student-athletes that compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, volleyball, beach volleyball, cheer and dance. The Owls are a NCAA Division I-A (FBS) institution and compete in Conference USA and the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) (Beach Volleyball, Men’s Swimming). The Owls have been playing football since 2001 and have captured two bowl games. The dance team finished its 2014 season No. 8, nationally. FAU Cheer captured a national championship in 2016.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.