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TWENTYMAN: 5 pro days to watch this week

5. Auburn, Friday, March 10

Who to watch: Defensive end Carl Lawson (6-2, 261) performed well at the Combine with 35 bench reps (most among all defensive linemen) and a 4.67-second 40 time. The first-team All-SEC selection had 13.5 tackles for loss this past season, including nine sacks. On-the-field drills will be important for him to show more of the bend and flexibility he'll need to be a good edge rusher at the next level.

Also keep an eye on: DT Montravius Adams and S Rudy Ford

**4. Temple, Wednesday, March 8


Who to watch: Versatile linebacker Haason Reddick could be a first-round pick. His potential and athletic traits are intriguing. Teams will work him out to see how comfortable he is playing off the line of scrimmage as a 4-3 WILL or 3-4 inside linebacker. He played a similar on-the-line-of-scrimmage position at Temple as current Lions MIKE Tahir Whitehead, but it took Whitehead some time to learn to play in space. Coming out, Reddick is a better prospect, but he'll have to prove it. Reddick finished third in the nation with 22.5 tackles for loss and led the Owls with 10.5 sacks this past season.

Also keep an eye on: G Dion Dawkins, CB Nate Hairston and RB Jahad Thomas

3. Washington, Saturday, March 11

Who to watch: Receiver John Ross was the big story at the Combine when he broke Chris Johnson's long-standing record in the 40-yard dash by clocking in at 4.22 seconds. But Ross cramped up right after that first attempt and didn't participate in any of the receiver drills. Teams will want to run him through those drills just to make sure everything they see on film checks out.

Also keep an eye on: CB Sidney Jones, S Budda Baker, TE Darrell Daniels, CB Kevin King, OLB JoJo Mathis, DT Elijah Qualls

2. Alabama, Wednesday, March 8

Who to watch: After being sent home early from the Combine after getting into an altercation with a hospital worker, teams will have a lot of questions for linebacker Reuben Foster at Alabama's pro day. Considered a top 10 pick by most analysts, Foster is still recovering from offseason shoulder surgery. He wasn't going to do on-the-field drills at the Combine, but he wasn't able to go through the interview process, either, which is now more important than ever for teams considering drafting him.

Also keep an eye on: DE Jonathan Allen, OLB Ryan Anderson, TE O.J. Howard, CB Marlon Humphrey, S Eddie Jackson, OT Cam Robinson, WR ArDarius Stewart, DT Dalvin Tomlinson and DE Tim Williams

1. Oklahoma, Wednesday, March 8

Who to watch: Lions general manager Bob Quinn made headlines early at the Combine when he expressed his disappointment that Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon wasn't invited to the Combine because of an off-the-field incident in 2014 that involved Mixon punching a female student. Mixon, who most analysts believe is one of the top five backs in a very deep class this year, will get his chance to impress teams on the field at Oklahoma, but the interview process and character testing is really what teams will want from Mixon since they couldn't vet him at the Combine. Without the chance to work out at the Combine, Mixon's pro day workout will be extremely important as it pertains to his draft evaluation.

Also keep an eye on: WR Dede Westbrook, RB Samaje Perine, DT Charles Walker

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