Hot prospect Wentz hopes his attention rubs off on teammates
FARGO, N.D. (AP) Top-flight NFL draft prospect Carson Wentz naturally owned the spotlight at North Dakota State University's pro day, but the Bison quarterback hopes there were a few rays left for his teammates.
Wentz was one of about a dozen players who performed in front of pro scouts Thursday at the Fargodome. The Bismarck, North Dakota, native unofficially completed 63 of 65 passing attempts in a half-hour drill that had him throwing balls to receivers running a variety of routes.
Wentz says he was happy with his performance and the opportunity to mark off the last box in a pre-draft season that has included the Senior Bowl, NFL combine and pro day. He says he was ''most excited'' about the possibility of the added attention benefiting his NDSU teammates.
This story has been corrected to reflect Wentz completed 63 of 65 passing attempts.