Maryland defensive tackle Darius Kilgo worked out for the Ravens today at team headquarters during their local prospect day, according to his agent, John Thornton.
Kilgo has visited the Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins, Green Bay Packers and Miami Dolphins. Kilgo is projected as a late-round NFL draft pick.
Kilgo met with the New England Patriots prior to the Terps' Pro Day workout in College Park.
The 6-foot-2, 313-pound defensive tackle played in the East-West Shrine all-star game.
At his Pro Day workout, Kilgo bench pressed 225 pounds 33 times and ran the 40-yard dash in 5.1 seconds.
Kilgo had 31 tackles, eight for losses and two sacks last season. As a junior, Kilgo had 37 tackles, 6.5 for losses, and 2.5 sacks. In his sophomore season, Kilgo had 40 tackles, five for losses, with a fumble recovery and a forced fumble.
Kilgo chose the Terps over Clemson, Tennessee, Auburn, East Carolina, South Carolina and Michigan State.Read more
The Ravens have struck a four-year, $48 million contract extension with cornerback Jimmy Smith that includes $21 million guaranteed, an agreement that locks up one of the top young defensive backs in the NFL.
The total length of the deal is five years, with four additional years added to the year remaining on his rookie contract. The annual average in new money is $10.275 million, according to sources.
Smith got a $13 million signing bonus and a $1 million base salary this year, and is due $7 million guaranteed in 2016. He's due $8.5 million in 2017, $9 million in 2018 and $9.5 million in 2019.
"A lot of credit for this event goes to [agent] Drew Rosenhaus and [vice president of football administration] Pat [Moriarty,]" general manager Ozzie Newsome said during a quickly-arranged press conference at the Ravens' training complex. "There's been a lot of dialogue in trying to get an extension for Jimmy. It's an opportunity to have one of our good young players extend their career here in...Read more
Virginia wide receiver and kick returner Darius Jennings attended the Ravens' local prospect day, according to sources.
The former Gilman standout finished his career with a school-record 1,839 career kick return yards, ranking fifth all-time with 133 career receptions, ninth with 1,667 receiving yards and 11th with 3,719 all-purpose yards.
At his campus Pro Day workout, Jennings ran the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds with a 37-inch vertical leap, a 10-3 broad jump, a 4.29 20-yard shuttle and a 6.95 three-cone drill.
Jennings was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable-mention selection as a kick returner last season.
He averaged 27.1 yards per kickoff return, caught 27 passes for 521 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 115 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries. He also led the Cavaliers with 1,313 all-purpose yards last season.
As a junior, Jennings caught 38 passes for 340 yards and three touchdowns.
As a sophomore, Jennings led Virgnia with 568 receiving yards and five touchdowns.
Maryland star wide receiver Stefon Diggs is participating in the Ravens' local prospect at team headquarters today, according to sources.
Diggs has visited the Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers and has met with the New England Patriots. Patriots coach Bill Belichick and vice president of player personnel Nick Caserio attended the Terps' Pro Day workout.
The Ravens are in the market for a wide receiver after Torrey Smith signed a five-year, $40 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers this offseason.
Diggs declared for the NFL draft after his junior season with the Terps. In his college career, he had 150 receptions for 2,227 yards and 14 touchdowns.
The former blue-chip recruit from Good Counsel ran the 40-yard dash in 4.46 seconds during the combine. Diggs' time was nearly as fast as New York Giants standout wide receiver Odell Beckham's 4.43 last year at the combine.
Diggs also had a 35-inch vertical leap. The 6-foot, 195-pounder had a 4.11 in the short shuttle, an 11.46 60-yard...Read more
Maryland wide receiver Deon Long is participating in the Ravens' local prospect day today at team headquarters.
Long ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 to 4.58 seconds at the Terps' Pro Day workout before 30 NFL teams, including New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and director of player personnel Nick Caserio. Long ran a 4.51 at the NFL scouting combine.
Long has drawn interest from several teams, including the Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers. Long bench pressed 225 pounds 13 times and had a 34 1/2 inch vertical leap.
Long attended four colleges, going to West Virginia, New Mexico and Iowa Western Junior College before completing his career with the Terps.
A Washington native who played at Dunbar, Long increased awareness about his skills during the East-West Shrine all-star game after catching 51 passes for 575 yards and two touchdowns last season.
The 6-foot, 192-pounder caught 100 passes at Iowa Western as a junior college All-American for 1,625 yards and 25 touchdowns.
Long was...Read more
Appalachian State cornerback Joel Ross has been invited to the Ravens' local prospect day today at team headquarters, according to sources.
The Damascus graduate ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds at his campus Pro Day workout, also bench pressing 225 pounds 17 times with a 32.5-inch vertical leap and a 9-9 broad jump. He had a 4.17 20-yard shuttle and a 6.97 three-cone drill.
Ross had 39 tackles, three interceptions and one sack last season.
A three-year starter, Ross had 56 tackles as a junior with a forced fumble and a blocked extra point. As a sophomore, Ross had 46 tackles, six for losses, five quarterback hurries and returned an interception for a touchdown.
Ross played wide receiver and defensive back at Damascus, catching 21 passes for 330 yards and four touchdowns as a senior.
He played in the 2010 Maryland Crab Bowl all-star game.