The day after spring enrollees like Jackson Barton and Alani Havili-Katoa first don crimson at spring camp, a handful of their Ute forebears will make one last trip to the Spence Eccles Field House to disprove what scouts believe to be the boundaries of human performance.
Their hope is to join more than 20 fellow alums in the National Football League. For a couple, it's a formality. For others, it's a fantasy. Here's a quick primer on those involved Wednesday.
Don't tell agent Josh Arnold that McGill's draft status has been improved by his Senior Bowl interception, or his sterling NFL combine measurements (4.51 40, 39-inch vertical), or the fact that he's physically similar to Richard Sherman (the Seattle Seahawks' cornerback-du-jour, whom you are unwise to try with a sorry receiver).