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Guys New York Jets Will Bring in For Visits

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Jenny Vrentas provides a list of prospects the New York Jets will bring to Florham Park prior to the 2011 NFL Draft for a visit.

Louisville RB Bilal Powell

Georgia DE/LB Justin Houston

Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan

Stanford DT Siona Fua

Temple LB Elijah "Peanut" Joseph

Hampton DL Kenrick Ellis

Slippery Rock C Brandon Fusco

Baylor NT Phil Taylor

Click on the link to read a short profile on each of these guys.

This is not a comprehensive list. Each team is allowed to bring in up to 30 prospects who are not considered local players. Considering what fertile breeding ground the state of New Jersey is for college football talent, the Jets have a bit of an edge since a lot of good native players will be considered local.

The one thing that surprises me a bit is the fact the team is looking at running back. There are already a pair of young backs, and LaDainian Tomlinson seems to be coming back. The team could also stand to give John Conner some carries. If a guy has the chance to be a standout, though, it would make sense.