Wake Forest NT Nikita Whitlock, who may switch to FB at the next level, "caught the ball well in rough conditions" at the school's pro day, according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt.
Whitlock (5-foot-9 3/4, 251 pounds) recorded an amazing 43 bench press at the event, adding 4.82 and 4.86 second forties, a 33-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot broad jump, a 4.34 second short shuttle, and a 6.91 second three-cone. "Whitlock’s pro-day numbers will have NFL teams considering a position change," wrote Brandt. "A team could bring him into training camp and make a fullback out of him. ... He will be an interesting experiment for a team signing him as a priority free agent following the 2014 NFL Draft." The Patriots, for one, have already worked out Whitlock as a FB. He could also be auditioned as a LB. Mon, Mar 24, 2014 10:28:00 PM