TEMPE, Ariz. -- Among the 12 players participating in Arizona State's pro day Friday, there was no shortage of motivation. Most, if not all, of them hope to play professional football soon.
Cornerback Deveron Carr, though, wasn't there for himself.
"My family and my daughter are most definitely the motivation that I have today," Carr said. "I don't step onto this field every day and sacrifice my body for me. I sacrifice my body for my family."
Carr put his body and athleticism on display Friday with an impressive showing in front of NFL scouts from roughly 20 teams and hopes he can do enough to hear his name called at the NFL Draft in April.
It might be a long shot that Carr gets picked in the seven rounds of the draft, but there's little doubt he'll get a chance with an NFL team one way or another. He admitted Friday he was disappointed not to get an invite to last month's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
"But when I didn't get that invite, it was motivation," Carr said...