Graig Cooper regaining his old form

University of Miami running back Graig Cooper had an eye-opening Pro Day workout for NFL scouts, displaying he has made a sound recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

NFL teams have given Cooper a clean bill of health medically.

Per a source, Cooper had a great workout with crisp change of direction and ran the 40-yard dash between the high 4.4 range and 4.58 seconds. Cooper ran a disappointing 4.62 at the NFL scouting combine where he struggled with his form and didn't run in a straight line.

Cooper conducted running back drills for Arizona Cardinals running backs coach Tommie Robinson, who spent the past three years working at Miami.

Cooper has a couple of upcoming visits and private workouts.

Showing lateral movement at the NFL scouting combine, Cooper led all running backs with a three-cone drill clocking of 6.66 seconds and a short shuttle of 4.03 seconds.

Cooper had a second-round grade prior to his knee injury suffered in December of 2009.

Cooper had a solid week at the East-West Shrine game.

Cooper finished third in Miami history in career all-purpose yards with 3,864 yards, ranking behind Santana Moss (4,394 yards) and Ottis Anderson (4,265 yards).

He ranks fifth in Hurricanes history with 2,387 yards.

Cooper led Miami in rushing three times with 682 in 2007, 841 in 2008 and 695 in 2009, scoring 17 career touchdowns.

He had 1,079 return yards overall, setting the school record for kickoff return yards with 582 in 2009 to break Tremain Mack's single-season record.

Last season, he was limited to 165 yards and a touchdown as he only started one game while coming back from the knee injury.

At Milford Prep for a postgraduate year before enrolling at Miami, Cooper rushed for 1,327 yards and 15 touchdowns as he played ahead of future Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.

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