HAMMOND, La. – Nine former members of the Southeastern Louisiana football team will participate in the program’s Pro Day on Friday at 11 a.m. at the New Orleans Saints Indoor Training Facility in Metairie.
The former Lions participating will share the field with next-level hopefuls from Tulane and Nicholls. The event is open to the media, but closed to the general public.
Representing the Lions will be wide receiver Brandon Acker, defensive lineman Anthony Murphy, fullback Juwaan Rogers, offensive lineman Taylor Gadbois, defensive lineman Jon Taylor, quarterback Justin Alo, defensive back Will Hines, as well as running backs Rasheed Harrell and Kaelyn Henderson.
Southeastern has had two players drafted in the past four drafts, in defensive backs Robert Alford (2nd Round, Atlanta Falcons) and Harlan Miller (7th Round, Arizona Cardinals)/ In each of the past seven seasons, SLU has had at least one player sign a free agent deal or receive a camp invite following the draft.
The former Lions’ future teammates just finished spring practice with last Saturday’s Spring Game. The 2017 Lions will open the season at in-state and FBS foe UL Lafayette on Sept. 2 in Lafayette.