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Speaking at the SEC Spring Meetings in Destin, FL this week, LSU head coach Les Miles suggested that he plans to hold Pro Days for his players entering their junior seasons.

The idea would allow scouts to get more looks at the player, but could also reduce the chances of player getting misinformation in regards to draft grades, which are never 100 percent accurate.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is also on board with getting better information to players as it pertains to the NFL Draft. Per

So starting next year, probably after the conclusion of spring practice, Miles said he plans to stage a Pro Day for his players entering their junior seasons. NFL scouts will be invited to test the rising juniors as well as the rising seniors.

"You don't want to give your players misinformation," said Miles, who had just one underclassman (offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins) declare for the 2016 draft. "You don't want them to be told they'll be drafted in the second round and they are drafted in the seventh round."

Saban, who's working with the NFL on the issue, said holding a post spring Pro Day for rising juniors and seniors might reduce the misinformation highway.

"The issue for us and them (the NFL) is they don't have enough information to give out accurate junior grades in December (at the end of the regular season)," Saban said.
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God I hate saban.
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