Former Pitt WR Boyd tries to leave impression at Pro Day

Published Mar. 16, 2016 7:01 p.m. EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) Former Pittsburgh wide receiver Tyler Boyd did his best to impress two dozen NFL scouts at the school's annual Pro Day.

Boyd ran a pair of 40-yard dashes in under 4.5 seconds each on Wednesday, times considerably better than what he posted at the NFL combine last month. Pitt's all-time leading receiver says he was more relaxed running in a familiar environment.

Boyd is projected to go in the second or third round during next month's NFL draft. He headlined the eight pro prospects who worked out on Wednesday. Boyd's presence drew more scouts to the workout than normal, perhaps helping one of his former teammates get noticed.

The 2016 draft will be held in Chicago from April 28-30.



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