Arkansas State defensive end Brandon Joiner is joining the Cincinnati Bengals according to his reprentatives at OTG Sports. Joiner, who ran a 4.84 during his March 27, 2012 Pro Day, was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year, leading the league with 12 quarterback sacks.
He also generated at least a partial sack in 10 of 12 games during his final collegiate season. Joiner was also named to the All-Sun Belt Conference First-Team, ranked second in the league with an average 1.29 tackles-for-loss per game.
The Cincinnati Bengals attended Arkansas State's Pro Day in late March. During Arkansas State's 30-21 win over Louisiana-Lafayette, Joiner posted four quarterback sacks.