NFL Teams Asked These 2 CFB Quarterbacks To Work Out At Different Position

first_imgGeneric photo of footballs in an end zone.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)The NFL Combine kicked off earlier this week as the best college football players from around the country took their talents to Indianapolis. While the players started out with interviews, they eventually took the field for drills on Friday and Saturday.Running backs and offensive linemen took the field Friday, while quarterbacks and tight ends showcased their skills on Saturday morning. Throughout the course of the combine, NFL teams can ask players to work out at different positions.In the past, “running quarterbacks” have been asked to work out at wide receiver, tight end or corner. Most quarterbacks turn down the opportunity, but that doesn’t mean teams can’t ask.On Saturday morning, the NFL released a list of players who were asked to work out at different positions. Two quarterbacks made the list.Former Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald was asked to work out at tight end, while Penn State star Trace McSorley was asked to work out with the defensive backs.Teams can request players at #NFLCombine to work out at 2nd position. It gives you insight as to how player is viewed. Some requests this year:QB Nick Fitzgerald (TE)QB Trace McSorely (DB)RB Devin Singletary (WR)WR Hakeem Butler (TE)DT Ed Oliver (LB)DT Dre’Mont Jones (LB)— NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) March 2, 2019Fitzgerald boasts a massive frame and has the athleticism to boot. However, when the tight ends took the field, Fitzgerald was not among them.Meanwhile, this isn’t the first time McSorley was asked to play a different position. Several college football programs recruited the Nittany Lions star as a defensive back coming out of high school.last_img read more