NFL Draft: Brown’s Broome-Webster loved basketball & ran cross country growing up, but he’s now on verge of NFL opportunity

March 30, 2022

Last week, EJ Perry was the star of the show at the Holy Cross Pro Day, but teammates Jakob Prall (WR) and Chad Broome-Webster (OL) were also representing the Bears and did so quite well. Broome-Webster’s story is an interesting one and began with a love affair of basketball. It also started like many football stories start, with mom not being too happy her son was playing such a violent…

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NFL Draft: Local talent on display for NFL scouts at Holy Cross Pro Day

March 23, 2022

WORCESTER – The talent pool in New England is deeper than ever before. If you need proof, it was on the campus of Holy Cross Tuesday afternoon. A group of 13 players from Brown, Harvard, Bridgewater State, Assumption, Anna Maria, Framingham State and the host Crusaders went through the vertical jump, bench press, broad jump, three-cone, short shuttle and 40-yard dash, as well as some individual drills at the Holy…

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NFL Draft: 3 Thoughts on E.J Perry’s Combine Performance

March 4, 2022

E.J Perry worked out for coaches and front office personnel last night at the Combine in Indianapolis. Here are three thoughts on his workout. 1. Ran an impressive 4.65 forty: Perry ran a 4.65 forty which is a good time for a quarterback. In this era of athletic, dual threat quarterbacks, forty times are more important. Perry showcased his running ability in college and backed it up at the combine…

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NFL Draft: Brown’s Perry wins East-West Shrine Bowl Offensive MVP with huge second half while BC, UConn & UMass are all represented

February 4, 2022

Photo: NFL Network Brown University certainly isn’t a no-name school in the college football world, but compared to somewhere like Michigan for instance, there is no comparison. A quick Google search will tell you that the enrollment in those two schools in 2021 had a difference of about 36,000. So, when players from smaller schools get the opportunity to showcase their talent in a game like the 97th East-West Shrine…

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