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Browns will host LB/S JT Hassell for a pre-draft visit on Friday

The small-school prospect could play safety or linebacker.

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According to Damond Talbot of NFL Draft Diamonds, the Cleveland Browns are hosting Florida Tech linebacker/safety JT Hassell on Friday for a pre-draft visit.

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: