Cincinnati has met with several tackles who could be considered in Round 1, the latest being Andre Dillard.
However, the Bengals recently met with Brian Wallace, a potential late-round target by way of the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Arkansas offensive tackle Brian Wallace is visiting the Texans today, according to a league source. He has worked out privately for the Cincinnati Bengals— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 15, 2019
Wallace is an under the radar prospect who started at right tackle in his last three seasons of college football, though he didn’t earn a full-time role until his redshirt junior season.
Right tackle prospect with above average size and length, but a lack of skill level to take advantage of his physical advantages at this time. Wallace was a four-star prospect coming out, but he never lived up to that lofty evaluation after getting to Arkansas. His play strength misses the mark as he struggles to keep defenders from sliding away from base blocks and is unable to redirect edge pressure with much success. Teams might like the traits, but they may not be able to pair them with enough skill to make it.
Zierlein also tabbed Wallace as a priority free agent, so don’t expect to see his name called before Day 3. But with the Bengals in possessions of eight(!) Day 3 picks, Wallace is definitely a name to keep tabs on.
After all, the Bengals would be wise to draft multiple offensive linemen capable of playing tackle. Wallace would be a nice second or even third one to land.