by Aaron Wilson
May 06, 02014
Virginia Tech wide receiver D.J. Coles worked out for the Arizona Cardinals as well as an AFC team, according to a league source.
He's also drawn steady interest from the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders.
Coles is an imposing target at 6-foot-3, 225 pounds who ran the 40-yard dash between 4.45 and 4.48 seconds at his campus Pro Day workout.
He also registered a 34-inch vertical leap, a 10-3 broad jump, a 4.24 in the 20-yard shuttle and a 7.17 in the three cone drill. He bench pressed 225 pounds 19 times.
A former five-star recruit, Coles was utilized in an H-back role last season as well as at wide receiver.
He has dealt with injuries in the past, but is 100 percent healthy now.
Last season, Coles caught 25 passes for 387 yards sand six touchdowns as he played in every game and made eight starts.
In 2012, he was sidelined after re-injuring a knee injury first suffered in 2011, a torn posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that required surgery.
In 2011, Coles caught a career-high 36 passes for 480 yards and three touchdowns.
Coles was the seventh-ranked prep schol player in the nation by Rivals out of Fork Union Military Academy.
Coles was an all-state selection growing up in Virginia who was named the Offensive Player of the Year who rushed for 1,344 yards and 19 touchdowns.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun