TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 22: Dont'a Hightower #30 and Courtney Upshaw #41 of the Alabama Crimson Tide react after a defensive stop against the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Earlier this week we pointed out a Tony Pauline posting in which the writer for Sports Illustrated and DraftInsider.net wrote that Marvin Lewis was hoping Alabama linebacker/defensive end Courtney Upshaw would be available for the team's second first-round selection. The interest is more than hopeful daisy's and fairy-tales.
According to the late-night and hard-working Joe Reedy with the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Cincinnati Bengals played host to Upshaw on Wednesday.
#bengals. Alabama LB Courtney Upshaw was here on WednesdayBrockers wasn't the only defensive prospect of note visiting the
We can't project what exactly the Bengals would do with Upshaw -- defensive end, linebacker, part-time this year and next year's starter. But don't you get the feeling that Cincinnati will select two defensive players during this year's draft in the first round?