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Flakes: Chasing the NFL Dream

Thirteen Husker football players are hoping they have a chance at the NFL after Pro Day workouts. That and giant mirrors dominate today's Corn Flakes.

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Yesterday was Nebraska’s Pro Day with NFL scouts, parents, friends, and of course, players. For some, this was a chance to improve their stock and improve their draft position. Most are just hoping they earn a coveted invitation for a workout or tryout - a chance to make an NFL team.

Nebraska is the only school in the "common draft era" to have more than one player taken in every single draft (since 1967). Let’s hope the streak continues.

Healthy Armstrong makes strides on Pro Day - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Father of former Husker quarterback sees history repeating itself as Armstrong proves worth at various positions.

Reilly flashes speed at pro day | Latest Huskers News | theindependent.com
LINCOLN — Brandon Reilly put it on paper Tuesday.

Ex-Huskers look to impress scouts on pro day | Husker Sports | fremonttribune.com
LINCOLN — Say, some team might want to take a late-round flyer on Chase Haslett.

Thirteen Huskers work out at Nebraska pro day | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
Seven Husker football players participated in the Nebraska pro day in Lincoln Tuesday. Scouts from 23 NFL teams were in attendance.

Armstrong gives NFL scouts something to think about with his wideout work | Husker football | journalstar.com
Tommy ran. Tommy threw. Tommy caught. Most important of all, Tommy Armstrong was healthy again.

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