Former Florida State Running Back Puts Together Eye-Popping Pro Day Performance

The NFL Combine is in the rearview mirror and the focus has turned to Pro Days across the country with a little bit over a month remaining until the 2023 Draft. While over 300 players were in Indianapolis earlier this month to put their talents front and center for every team in the league, there are also a lot of draft-eligible prospects who didn’t get that opportunity.

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That makes this period crucial as a strong performance at a Pro Day could be the difference between someone getting on a franchise’s radar or missing out on a professional career.

Following a productive season at Marshall where he flipped the script on his career at the college level, former Florida State running back Khalan Laborn is vying to be selected in April. Laborn participated in the Hula Bowl in January but wasn’t invited to the NFL Combine.

The Virginia native made the most of his chance to impress scouts on Wednesday during Marshall’s Pro Day. With teams such as the Cincinnati Bengals, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, and Cleveland Browns in attendance, Laborn put together an eye-popping performance.

According to KPRC2’s Aaron Wilson, Laborn ran a 4.44-second 40-yard dash, recorded a 6.92-second 3-cone-drill, notched a broad jump of 10-5, had a 38.5-inch vertical jump, and bench pressed 225-pounds 23 times.

Those numbers would have had Laborn among the top running backs at the combine and are