Maybe the 17 players who participated in yesterday’s pro day will advance their football careers.
What is certain is that was the last time all 17 would be on a playing field together.
It was fun to see two former roommates — quarterback Taylor Graham and slotback Donnie King — completing throws during passing drills.
It also was nice that former teammates encouraged each other during the 40-yard sprints.
Quarterback Cayman Shutter had been away from the program for two years and linebacker Art Laurel completed his eligibility in 2013, but they easily mixed with the other former Warriors. It was the same with offensive lineman David Griffin, who transferred from UH last year.
Several former players attended as spectators, including Brenden Daley, Bubba Poueu-Luna, Clayton Laurel, Marcus Langkilde and Matt Mielke. Mark Davis, father of former UH wideout Trevor Davis, traveled from Northern California to support his son’s former teammates.
Football trips are referred to as business trips. Pro day, indeed, was a business conference. For one last time, 17 guys were teammates before moving on to the rest of their lives.