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Brandon Williams Has Visited Bengals, Per Reports

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Missouri Southern State's defensive tackle Brandon Williams has reportedly visited the Bengals.

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Former Missouri Southern State defensive tackle Brandon Williams has reportedly visited with the Bengals, according to's Gil Brandt. He has also visited teams as an offensive lineman, though the Bengals brought him in to work him out on defense.

Brandon Williams, DT (6-foot-1 7/8, 332 pounds) - Williams stood on his combine numbers. He has visited the Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Rams as a defensive lineman. The Cleveland Browns are checking him out as an offensive lineman. He's had two visits to the Carolina Panthers and the Rams.

Williams is a three-time All-American and in 2012 he made 68 tackles, including 16.5 for loss, 8.5 sacks and he forced five fumbles as a man amongst boys in Division II football. Since he hasn't seen the level of competition that he will in the NFL, it's unclear as to how he'll react (really the same goes for all draft hopefuls), but he has the strength, agility and quickness to make an impact on a team's defensive line.

The Bengals defensive line is the strength of the team due to the depth of talented players that allows Mike Zimmer to rotate guys in and out and keep them fresh throughout the game. Williams could be a solid mid- to late-round selection to keep that group deep.