Travis Kelce couldve easily not had the opportunity he had Wednesday. When Butch Jones came to the University of Cincinnati as its head football coach prior to the 2010 season he ended up suspending Kelce for violating team rules.
Kelce was allowed to earn his way back into the good graces of Jones and the team by playing on the scout team, a role he performed so well he was named the top offensive scout team player that season.
On Wednesday, Kelce got a chance to show representatives from 21 of the 32 NFL teams where he stands physically three weeks before the draft. Kelce, who had hernia surgery in January, held a private pro day for coaches and scouts at UCs Sheakley Athletic complex.
He was put through drills by New York Giants tight ends coach Michael Pope, with coaches Jonathan Hayes of the Bengals and Dan Campbell of the Dolphins also helping.
Mock drafts have projected Kelce will be selected anywhere from the second to fifth rounds.
It was an experience, to say the l...