Teams routinely send representatives to college pro days, but Colts general manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano have personally been making the rounds this week to a few of the bigger ones. Pagano was on hand at Alabama's pro day on Wednesday and at Clemson's pro day on Thursday, while Grigson was at Alabama's pro day on Wednesday as well and then is at Ohio State's pro day today.
According to NFL.com, six head coaches and four general managers are at Ohio State's pro day, one of the biggest draws of any. The Titans' Mike Mularkey, the Steelers' Mike Tomlin, the Saints' Sean Payton, the Vikings' Mike Zimmer, the Bengals' Marvin Lewis, and the Browns' Hue Jackson were the coaches represented, while the Titans' Jon Robinson, the Steelers' Kevin Colbert, the Jets' Mike Maccagnan, and Grigson were the general managers there.
Of all college pro days, Ohio State's workout today could quite possibly have the most NFL talent on the field - at least top-tier talent. CBS Sports includes five Ohio State players in their top 23 overall player rankings for the 2016 NFL Draft: defensive end Joey Bosa (third overall), running back Ezekiel Elliott (ninth), linebacker Darron Lee (12th), cornerback Eli Apple (18th), and tackle Taylor Decker (23rd). Other players, such as wide receiver Michael Thomas, wide receiver Braxton Miller, safety Vonn Bell, outside linebacker Joshua Perry, and defensive tackle Adolphus Washington are notable players to keep an eye on from Ohio State.
In other words, there's a lot of talent on display at the Ohio State pro day, and Ryan Grigson wants to get an up-close look at it. Darron Lee would make a lot of sense for the Colts if he's still available with the 18th overall pick, and the Colts' need at corner could make Eli Apple an interesting consideration as well. And as everyone has seen, Taylor Decker has been a popular pick for the Colts in mock drafts, seeing as the team needs offensive line help. We've even seen mock drafts with the Colts taking Ezekiel Elliott, though it seems likely he will be gone by the Colts pick anyway.