Hassell gained some press with a very athletic Pro Day, as Talbot elaborates:
This kid is 5110 and while he has played linebacker he straight up murdered his pro day running a 4.38 forty yard dash in front of NFL scouts. He added in a 42 inch vert, a 10’1 broad jump and a 4.26 short shuttle. This kid is athletic enough to play safety and the Buccaneers could use a safety as well as a hybrid linebacker. He will likely be a priority free agent.
Emory Hunt of Football Gameplan also talked about the fact that Hassell’s stock has been on the rise: