Which Area Prospects Are Attending the Cincinnati Bengals’ Local Pro Day?

Thirty draft-eligible players with area ties will work out for the Cincinnati Bengals next week at the team's local pro day.

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Bengals will hold their annual local pro day on Tuesday morning at the indoor facility across the street from Paycor Stadium.

The team released a list of 30 invitees from the University of Cincinnati, Miami University, and The Ohio State University.

The list also includes a group of players who attended college more than 100 miles away but played high school locally.

Which Area Athletes Are Invited To Work Out for the Bengals?

Cincinnati Invitees

Jowon Briggs, Defensive Tackle

Expected to be a seventh-round pick or priority free agent, Briggs started 44 games for UC and had 12 career sacks. He played locally at Walnut Hills High School.

Daniel Grzesiak, Defensive End

A Utah State graduate transfer, Grzesiak had 3.5 sacks for UC in 2023. He’s projected to be in the mix of free agency after the draft ends.

Emory Jones, Quarterback

Likely to go undrafted, Jones was the starting quarterback for the Bearcats in 2023 after playing at Arizona State and Florida. He threw 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

Dee Wiggins, Wide Receiver

The Louisville transfer caught 20 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns in 2023. He is expected to go undrafted.

Ryan Montgomery, Running Back

A five-year player from nearby Franklin, Ohio, Montgomery gained 1,058 yards in his UC career while also returning punts. He’s expected to go undrafted.

Trevor Radosevich, Center

Any Ivy League transfer from Penn, Radosevich is expected to go undrafted.

Malik Vann, Defensive Tackle

He played high school at Fairfield with current Bengals offensive lineman Jackson Carman. Vann had 9.5 sacks in his five seasons with UC. He is expected to go undrafted.

Taj Ward, Safety

In his fifth and final year with the Bearcats in 2023, Ward had 55 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and two forced fumbles, all of which were career-highs. He is expected to go undrafted.

Miami Invitees

Michael Dowell, Safety

A Michigan State transfer, Dowell recorded the first two interceptions of his career in 2023. He is projected to go undrafted.

Miles Marshall, Wide Receiver

An Indiana transfer, Marshall caught 33 passes for 524 yards and two touchdowns in his two seasons with the RedHawks. He is expected to go undrafted.

Yahsyn McKee, Cornerback

He had six interceptions and 17 passes defended in his two seasons at Miami. He is expected to go undrafted.

Joe Wilkins Jr., Wide Receiver

A Notre Dame transfer, Wilkins had 25 catches for 343 yards and a touchdown in his one season with the RedHawks. He is expected to go undrafted.

Ohio State Invitees

Steele Chambers, Linebacker

Projected to be a sixth- or seventh-round pick, Chambers played five seasons with the Buckeyes.

Xavier Johnson, Wide Receiver

Projected to be a preferred free agent, Johnson made the switch from running back to receiver his junior year. In 2023, Johnson had 28 catches for 190 yards.

Matt Jones, Guard

A second-team All-Big 10 selection in 2022, Jones is projected to go undrafted.

Josh Proctor, Safety

A projected fifth-round pick and the No. 202 prospect on Ian Cummings’ Top 300 big board, Proctor played six seasons for the Buckeyes.

Miyan Williams, Running Back

Projected as a preferred free agent, Williams had injuries sidetrack his career at Ohio State. His best season was 2022 when he had 865 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Local High School Invitees

  • Brenden Bates, Tight End (Moeller; Kentucky)
  • Ryan Batsch, Linebacker (Loveland; Murray State)
  • Cornell Beachem Jr., Wide Receiver (Winton Woods; Mount St. Joseph)
  • Tyler Bentley, Defensive Tackle (Lakota West; Pittsburgh)
  • Hasan Black, Linebacker (Wyoming; The Citadel)
  • Peyton Brown, Wide Receiver (Fairfield; Davenport)
  • Rusty Feth, Center (Colerain; Iowa)
  • Eric Miller, Guard (Mason; Louisville)
  • Tanner Knue, Wide Receiver (Mason; Eastern Michigan)
  • J.J. Ross, Cornerback (Lakota West; Western Illinois)
  • Cecil Singleton Jr., Safety (Princeton; Louisiana Tech)
  • Caleb Streat, Cornerback (Walnut Hills; Tiffin)
  • Keeshawn Westley, Guard (Dixie Heights, Ky.; Minnesota State)

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