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OSU's Heyward part of online draft series

By Marla Published: March 23, 2011

Ohio State defensive tackle Cameron Heyward is among 14 players participating in an web series called "Everything to Prove.''

Being produced by NFL Films and Gatorade, the series will follow the behind-the-scenes drama involving pro prospects for the April 28-30 draft. It will include looks at the Senior Bowl, the NFL Combine, draft day, workouts, weighth room sessions and moving to a new city.

Heyward is prominently featured in the third episode, talking about his late father Craig "Ironhead'' Heyward, and his NFL dreams. The episode also includes a visit to the Super Bowl in Dallas and an impromptu visit to the "grassy knoll,'' the subject of conspiracy theorists over the assassination of president John F. Kennedy.

Also participating are Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, Georgia receiver 
A.J. Green, Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich, Alabama receiver Julio Jones, Purdue defensive end Ryan Kerrigan, Washington quarterback Jake Locker, Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller, Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray, Oregon State defensive tackle Stephen Paea, Notre Dame tight end Kyle Rudolph, Colorado offensive tackle Nate Solder, Connecticut running back 
Jordan Todman and Wisconsin defensive end J.J. Watt.

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