12:30 PM Feb 19, 2014
NFL prospect Jake Matthews, an offensive line from Texas A&M, works on his strength at the Santora Elite Training Center at UC Irvine under the watchful eyes of the coaches from Proactive Sports Performance in Irvine, Calif., on Feb. 17, 2014. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
at its root, “this is a job interview,” former Dallas Cowboys executive Gil Brandt said.