Latest Visits: Nose, WR, ILB

In our latest Packer Report draft exclusive, we have learned about three more pre-draft visits. Who are they? A big nose tackle from the ACC, a speedy small-school receiver and a tough Pac-10 linebacker.

Packer Report has learned of three more rookie visits.

A source told Packer Report that the team brought in Maryland nose tackle prospect Travis Ivey. The 6-foot-4, 341-pounder started the final 16 games of his career. As a senior, he recorded 25 tackles (seven solo) with two tackles for losses, one sack and three fumble recoveries.

He impressed at the Texas vs. The Nation all-star game, and the Terps ran a 3-4 defense this past season, so he has a sense of how to play nose tackle. Ivey focused on basketball until his junior year in high school, so he's a pretty good athlete for his size. He did 30 reps on the 225-pound bench press at his pro day.

With big bodies at such a premium, Ivey is a possibility to go in the seventh round, even with a rather pedestrian collegiate resume. NFL insider Adam Caplan has learned that the Packers brought in Nicholls State wide receiver Antonio Robinson. Playing in an option-based offense that ran the ball 506 times and threw it just 149 times in 2009, Robinson caught 27 passes for 490 yards (18.1 average) and four touchdowns as a senior. He also carried the ball 11 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns and averaged 19.6 yards per kickoff return. Robinson also led the team in receiving as a junior after an All-American career at Rainy River Community College.

The 6-foot-1 Robinson ran his 40s at his pro day as fast as 4.37 seconds with a 36-inch vertical jump, a source told Packer Report. His 20-yard shuttle and three-cone times would have put him among the top receivers at the Combine. He's a possibility in the sixth or seventh round.

And NFL insider Ed Thompson has learned that the Packers brought in Arizona linebacker prospect Vuna Tuihalamaka. He started all 13 games as a senior, ranking fourth on the team with 72 tackles, including 5.5 for losses, with one interception. He played special teams as a junior after transferring from El Camino Community College, where he was an All-American. The hard-nosed Tuihalamaka weighs 235 and is being looked at as an inside linebacker.

They join the rest of our Packer Report visits list — all of which we have been the first to report or have reported exclusively: Virginia CB Chris Cook, Troy CB Jorrick Colvin, South Dakota State LB Danny Batten, Tennessee QB Jonathan Crompton, Northern Arizona RB Alex Henderson and Stephen F. Austin WR Duane Brooks.

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