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Steelers meet with four prospects

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By Scott Brown
Thursday, April 21, 2011
 

On the penultimate day that the Steelers will host out-of-town NFL Draft prospects, the team met with Texas cornerback Aaron Williams and three others players Wednesday at their South Side headquarters.

The 6-foot, 201-pound Williams has been widely projected as a first-round pick and has been linked to the Steelers because cornerback is one of their most pressing needs. In three seasons at Texas, Williams recorded 106 tackles, intercepted four passes and blocked five punts.

Also visiting the Steelers yesterday were San Diego State wide receiver Vincent Brown, South Carolina tight end Weslye Saunders and Virginia Tech safety Davon Morgan.

The 5-11, 187-pound Brown caught 69 passes for 1,352 yards and 10 touchdowns last season but is likely a mid-round pick because of questions about his speed.

The 6-foot, 194-pound Morgan, a second-team All-ACC pick in 2010, has been projected as a late-round pick.

The same is true of Saunders, who may have been one of the top tight ends in the draft had South Carolina not kicked him off the team last season for lying to the NCAA during an investigation. Saunders, who's 6-5 and 267 pounds, is also working through an injury issue.

 

 
 


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