Clemson held their Pro Day on Thursday and according to most observers, Sammy Watkins was off the rails with some scouts even saying that it was "one of the best pro-days from a receiver he's ever witnessed." There were 63 representatives from 31 teams attending Clemson's Pro Day.
Mayock on Sammy Watkins: "He's one of the best wide receivers I've seen on tape in the last 10 years." http://t.co/6n7b0Cn3Ow— CollegeFootball 24/7 (@NFL_CFB) March 6, 2014
Cincinnati won't have much interest in Watkins -- other than scouting him for future games in the NFL -- due to the unlikely scenario that he'll be available when the Bengals are on the clock. But they may have some on other participants.
Such as quarterback Tajh Boyd. Will Vandervort with the Clemson Insider wrote:
Boyd more than likely gave himself an opportunity thanks to the way he performed at Clemson’s Pro Day. Boyd, who threw for more than 11,000 yards and 100 touchdowns in his four years at Clemson, probably earned himself a few more private workouts with NFL teams and assured himself of at least of draft selection.
He did not miss on any of his throws and he looked as if he improved on the things scouts wanted him to work on such as his release—which was must faster getting out of his hand—and his accuracy.
The Bengals are expected to snag a late-round quarterback to develop behind Andy Dalton.
Offensive linemen Brandon Thomas has had his stock raise to possibly second-round status while linebacker Quandon Christian, a late-round pick, cornerback Bashaud Breeland, wide receiver Martavis Bryant, and running back Roderick McDowell "performed well."
While the Bengals may not have been in attendance to witness the awe of Watkins, there's plenty of talent coming out of Clemson that could find their way on Cincinnati's roster.