After not having a player selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, Arizona State is poised to send multiple players to the professional ranks in 2014.
Three Sun Devils (Carl Bradford, Will Sutton, Marion Grice) have the potential to be selected in the early rounds of the NFL Draft, but a few other players who donned the maroon and gold are also hoping to continue their football careers in the NFL.
To ensure that every player moving on from Arizona State will have a chance to show off their talents to NFL scouts, the program has announced that it will hold its annual Pro Day on March 7.
A Pro Day is an opportunity for coaches, scouts and talent evaluators to visit a school and observe as players run through a series of tests (as they would at the NFL combine) that allow those in attendance to grade players and determine their potential fit for an NFL franchise.
This weekend, Bradford, Sutton and Grice will all take part in the NFL Combine in Indianapolis where 335 draft eligible players will showcase their abilities on the bench press, in the 40-yard dash, in the vertical leap, and other drills that test their strength and agility.
Two weeks from now, Bradford, Sutton and Grice will have a chance to improve upon their numbers from the NFL Combine if they so choose, but they are not the only Sun Devils who can benefit from Arizona State's Pro Day.
Players like Chris Coyle, Chris Young, Anthony Jones, Robert Nelson, Alden Darby and Steffon Martin can participate in the Pro Day, which will give scouts the opportunity to how the numbers from the Sun Devils who didn't make the cut for the NFL Combine stack up against the competition.
It's uncertain whether any of the aforementioned players will be drafted, but a strong showing on Pro Day can only help their cause.
Arizona State's Pro Day will begin in the Barbra and Nap Lawrence Strength Center before concluding on the field at Sun Devil Stadium with running and drills.
House of Sparky will have coverage of the Arizona State players pursuing a career in the NFL through the NFL Draft in May.