Four top draft prospects visit the Jets

The Jets continue to host draft prospects in Hempstead, and here are four more names that stopped by "The Weeb" to visit with the team according to's Denis Savage.

Three of them were from the University of Texas - safety Michael Griffin, guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Tim Crowder. Also stopping by Hempstead was Fresno State cornerback Marcus McCauley.

All these players could be considerations when the Jets are on the clock at 25.

Griffin is the Jets kind of versatile defensive back. He can play cornerback or safety, and also is a very good special teams player. With his ability to run under 4.5 in the forty, Griffin would give the Jets some much-needed speed in thes secondary.

McCauley, who can run under 4.4. would also enhance the speed of the Jets defensive backfield. He also has very good size for a cornerback at 6-0, 201 pounds. The big concern about McCauley is that had he had an inconsistent senior year after standing out as a junior.

At 6-3, 275 pounds, the Jets are obviously looking at Crowder as a 3-4 outside linebacker. He's not big enough to play end in their system. The Jets have to love his great work ethic and passion for football. He might be a second round consideration. Crowder isn't considered a first round prospect by most scouts.

Blalock started at right tackle for most of his career with the Longhorns, but at 6-3, 330, he looks like he will slide inside to guard on the NFL level. The Jets are looking for an heir apparent to left guard Pete Kendall, who is likely going to retire in a year or two, and Blalock would be a candidate for that job. He could be a possibility at 25.

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