Safety Taylor Mays is probably USC's most hyped prospect heading into April's NFL Draft, but defensive end Everson Griffen and offensive tackle Charles Brown each have solid shots at finding their way into the first round as well. Brown had a disappointing Pro Day after pulling his hamstring while running the 40-yard dash in the first drill of the day; Griffen ran a remarkable 4.59 40 and impressed scouts with his intensity level all afternoon.
Afterward, Griffen said he felt he had adequately dispelled any questions regarding his maturity level with his post-season performance:
Brown's official 40 time was a 5.25. He said he was disappointed to have his day end with an injury and added that his hamstring will be reevaluated Thursday afternoon:
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