Former Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds is likely going to have a spot with some team in the NFL. However, he likely won’t be entering the league as a quarterback, but rather a running back or wide receiver.
Reynolds had his Pro Day along with seven other Midshipmen on Saturday and it looked like a lot of the 18 NFL Draft scouts were impressed. He had a pretty good showing in the weight room, but he reportedly had to leave the field workouts early after a tightness in his hamstring.
“The hamstring got a little tight on me after the 40. After talking to my trainer and my agent, I decided to shut it down to prevent further injury,” Reynolds told the Capital Gazette. “It’s kind of frustrating for it to happen on a big day, but I’ll be fine in a few days. I’ve got a couple more workouts coming up so I’ll stretch it out and get ready for those.”
Reynolds, who finished fifth in the 2015 Heisman Trophy voting, also mentioned that he “wanted to run some routes” as that has been much of his preparation ahead of the draft.
In 2015, Keenan Reynolds broke the NCAA record for most touchdowns in a career with 88. He also has the career record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in NCAA history and the Navy record for most rushing yards.
All signs point to him being a running back in the NFL, but he certainly will have to hope that teams will want to select him based solely off what he did in college.
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