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Final Update: Titans 2019 Prospect Meeting Tracker

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Tracking all the workouts, visits, and meetings that have been reported between the Titans and potential 2019 NFL Draft prospects...

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UPDATE: April 21st, 7:00PM CDT

April 17th was the final day for pre-draft visits, and with the draft only a few days away, this is likely the final update of the 2019 Titans Prospect Meeting Tracker. In the coming days, we might hear of more workouts that took place before the deadline, but there will be no new meetings before draft night.

We now know 28 of the Titans’ Official Top-30 visits. Two of those 28 were most likely counted as local visits, assuming the Titans didn’t provide transportation to Joejuan Williams or Emanuel Hall (Hall reportedly visited the Titans even though his workout was canceled due to strep throat).

Three others were listed as having “worked out or visited” the Titans (as part of a long list of teams). It’s possible those three players (Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State, Oli Udoh, OT, Elon, and Sean Bunting, CB, Central Michigan) were in fact top-30 visits.

The distribution of top-30s is fairly well rounded but with clear majorities at wide receiver and defensive end (7 each).

Distribution of Titans Reported Top-30 Visits

One interesting absent position from that list: tight end. Many people in the media have projected the Titans to take a tight end early in the draft, but the Titans have had just 3 private meetings/workouts (outside of Pro Days and other events) reported with tight ends:

  • Jace Sternberger, TE, Texas A&M
  • Kendall Blanton, TE, Missouri
  • Dawson Knox, TE, Ole Miss

And not a single (reported) top-30 visit.

Here are the players who have had the most reported interactions with Titans personnel so far this year:

  • Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt* — Combine meeting, Pro Day meeting, private workout, local day workout, Official Top-30 Visit (as a local visit)
  • Ed Oliver, DT, Houston* — Combine meeting, Pro Day meeting, private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Blake Cashman, LB, Minnesota* — Combine meeting, Pro Day interest, private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford* — Pro Day meeting, private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Emanuel Hall, WR, Missouri* — Combine meeting, canceled workout (strep throat), Official Top-30 Visit (local)
  • Derick Roberson, DE, Sam Houston State* — Shrine week meeting, private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Dawson Knox, TE, Ole Miss* — Pro Day interest, private workout, local day attendee
  • L.J. Collier, DE, TCU* — Pro Day interest, Official Top-30 visit
  • Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina* — Private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Sione Takitaki, LB, BYU* — Private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Jalen Hurd, WR, Baylor* — Private workout, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama State* — Private meeting, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Jachai Polite, DE, Florida* — Combine meeting, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson* — Combine meeting, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama State* — Private dinner, Official Top-30 Visit
  • Oli Udoh, OT, Elon* — Shrine week meeting, private workout/meeting (possible Top 30)
  • Jamal Custis, WR, Syracuse* — Private meeting, private workout
  • Chris Lindstrom, OG, Boston College* — Combine meeting, private workout
  • Ashton Dulin, WR, Malone* — Combine meeting, private workout
  • Jimmy Moreland, CB, James Madison* — Shrine week meeting, private workout
  • Isaiah Wharton, CB, Rutgers* — Pro Day meeting, private workout
  • Stephen Denmark, CB, Valdosta State* — Pro Day meeting, private workout
  • Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State* — Pro Day interest, private workout
  • Ryan Connelly, LB, Wisconsin* — Pro Day interest, private workout
  • Zedrick Woods, DB, Ole Miss* — Pro Day interest, private dinner
  • Connor McGovern, OG, Penn State* — Combine meeting, Pro Day meeting

The full and final list of visits that have been uncovered is below.

And here’s the Google Sheets version of it with tabs for each type of meeting.

UPDATE: April 9th, 5:30PM CDT Many new official visits to report (including receivers Deebo Samuel and J.J. Arcega-Whiteside), as well as some additional names for Private Meetings and Pro Day interest.

UPDATE: April 4th, 12:00PM CDT Added a handful of newly reported “Private Meetings” (workouts), and also created a new category to track Local Day attendees.

UPDATE: April 2nd, 1:00PM CDT — Added newly reported “Private Meetings” for Chris Lindstrom and Sione Takitaki, as well as some names the Titans met with over that past few weeks that were missed on the original list.

The detailed Google Spreadsheet tracker has also been re-formatted to include separate, specific tabs for each of the different types of meetings. Here’s the link to that.

April 1, 12:00PM CDT — During the pre-draft process, coaches and executives have many chances to meet with prospects and put them through interviews, meetings, workouts, and even tours of the facility.

Teams can start meeting with players during the all-star game circuit in January, including the week of practices leading up to the Shrine Game, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, and the Senior Bowl. Teams also have the chance to meet with players at the NFL Scouting Combine and college pro days, as well as to host private meetings, on-campus workouts, dinners, and local visits.

Apart from all of those “unofficial” visits and workouts, teams are allowed to bring up to 30 non-local players to their team facilities for an extended series of meetings, tours, and workouts, in what are referred to as official “Top-30” visits.

It’s not necessarily a “secret,” but teams don’t usually post information about prospect meetings. In the competitive draft landscape, naturally they don’t want their competitors to know with which prospects they’re meeting, but players and agents give this information to journalists and media members when prompted. Our own Justin Melo has done a great job reporting Titans visits and workouts by talking to players and agents (follow him on Twitter @JustinM_NFL to stay up to date).

With the help of a few others (special shout-out to Ty Wurth), I have been gathering and tracking all of the Titans prospect meetings, visits, and workouts as they are reported.

Jon Robinson hasn’t met with every prospect he’s drafted, but he has visited in some way with almost all of them. The problem with tracking these things, though, is that it is quite common for a meeting to go completely unreported until after the draft, which is what happened with both Rashaan Evans and Harold Landry last year.

Putting that aside... I’ve divided the types of interactions into three categories: “Event Meetings” — meetings that occurred at all-star games, pro days, or the combine; “Private Meetings” — private visits or workouts (and other meetings, such as dinners) that required some amount of coordination ahead of time; and “Official Top-30 Visits” for those that have been specified as such.

Without further ado, here are all of the prospects the Titans have reportedly spoken to in some notable form or fashion during this draft cycle...

Reported Official Top-30 Visits

(Visits that are specifically noted as “Top 30”)
  • Ed Oliver, DT, Houston*
  • Jerry Tillery, DT, Notre Dame
  • L.J. Collier, DE, TCU*
  • Brian Burns, DE, Florida State
  • Derick Roberson, DE, Sam Houston State*
  • Jachai Polite, DE, Florida*
  • Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson*
  • Joe Jackson, DE, Miami
  • Jaylon Ferguson, DE, Louisiana Tech
  • Blake Cashman, LB, Minnesota*
  • Sione Takitaki, LB, BYU*
  • Otaro Alaka, LB, Texas A&M
  • Lonnie Johnson, CB, Kentucky
  • Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt* (local visit - does not count against Top 30)
  • Darnell Savage, S, Maryland
  • Amani Hooker, S, Iowa
  • Nate Davis, OG, Charlotte
  • Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama State*
  • Yodny Cajuste, OT, West Virginia
  • Max Scharping, OT, Northern Illinois
  • Greg Little, OT, Mississippi
  • Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina*
  • Jalen Hurd, WR, Baylor*
  • Emanuel Hall, WR, Missouri* (local visit - does not count against Top 30)
  • Diontae Johnson, WR, Toledo
  • J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford*
  • Gary Jennings, WR, West Virginia
  • Marquise Brown, WR, Oklahoma

*indicates multiple meetings/visits reported

Possible Top-30 Visits

(Visits that may be “Top 30”s but weren’t specifically noted as such)
  • Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State
  • Oli Udoh, OT, Elon*
  • Sean Bunting, CB, Central Michigan

*indicates multiple meetings/visits reported

Reported Private Meetings

(Private workouts, meetings, dinners, and visits)
  • Renell Wren, DT, Arizona State
  • P.J. Johnson, DT, Arizona
  • Ray Smith, DT, Boston College
  • Miles Brown, DT, Wofford
  • Kingsley Keke, DT, Texas A&M
  • Ed Oliver, DT, Houston*
  • Adrian Middleton, DT, Kentucky
  • Chris Slayton, DL, Syracuse
  • Derick Roberson, DE, Sam Houston State*
  • Kyle Phillips, DE, Tennessee
  • Maxx Crosby, DE, Eastern Michigan
  • Tim Ward, DE, Old Dominion
  • Jamal Davis II, DE, Akron
  • Zach Allen, DE, Boston College
  • Brian Burns, DE, Florida State
  • Jachai Polite, DE, Florida*
  • L.J. Collier, DE, TCU*
  • Jaylon Ferguson, DE, Louisiana Tech
  • Anree Saint Armour, DE, Georgia Tech
  • Jesse Aniebonam, DE, Maryland
  • Dre Greenlaw, LB, Arkansas
  • Blake Cashman, LB, Minnesota*
  • Connor Strachan, LB, Boston College
  • Sione Takitaki, LB, BYU*
  • Ryan Connelly, LB, Wisconsin*
  • Jimmy Moreland, CB, James Madison*
  • Isaiah Wharton, CB, Rutgers*
  • Derrick Baity, CB, Kentucky
  • Ka’Dar Hollman, CB, Toledo
  • Zedrick Woods, DB, Ole Miss*
  • Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt*
  • Stephen Denmark, CB, Valdosta State*
  • Sean Bunting, CB, Central Michigan
  • Mike Edwards, S, Kentucky
  • Amani Hooker, S, Iowa
  • Cameron Glenn, S, Wake Forest
  • Marvell Tell, S, USC
  • Will Harris, S, Boston College
  • Dereon Carr, SS, Hampton
  • Chris Lindstrom, OG, Boston College*
  • Jordan Agasiva, OG, Utah
  • Abdul Beecham, OL, Kansas State
  • Cody Ford, OL, Oklahoma
  • Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama State*
  • Yodny Cajuste, OT, West Virginia
  • Max Scharping, OT, Northern Illinois
  • Andre Dillard, OT, Washington State
  • Oli Udoh, OT, Elon*
  • Jace Sternberger, TE, Texas A&M
  • Kendall Blanton, TE, Missouri
  • Dawson Knox, TE, Ole Miss*
  • N’Keal Harry, WR, Arizona State
  • Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina*
  • Emanuel Hall, WR, Missouri* Hall’s workout was canceled due to strep throat
  • Ashton Dulin, WR, Malone*
  • Jamal Custis, WR, Syracuse*
  • Jeff Smith, WR, Boston College
  • Diontae Johnson, WR, Toledo
  • J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford*
  • Jalen Hurd, WR, Baylor*
  • Trayveon Williams, RB, Texas A&M
  • Darrell Henderson, RB, Memphis
  • Devin Singletary, RB, Florida Atlantic
  • Alex Barnes, RB, Kansas State
  • Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State*
  • Amir Hall, QB, Bowie State
  • David Pindell, QB, UConn
  • Eric Dungey, QB, Syracuse
  • T.J. Linta, QB, Brown
  • John Lovett, QB, Princeton
  • Marc Orozco, K, Grambling

*indicates multiple meetings/visits reported

Reported Event Meetings

(All-Star Game/Pro Day/Local Day/Combine Meeting)
  • Ed Oliver, DT, Houston (combine meeting)*
  • Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson (combine meeting)
  • Daylon Mack, DT, Texas A&M (combine meeting)
  • Khalen Saunders, DT, Western Illinois (combine meeting)
  • Daniel Wise, DT, Kansas
  • Dare Odeyingo, DT, Vanderbilt
  • Mathieu Betts, DE, Laval
  • Jalen Jelks, DE, Oregon
  • Montez Sweat, DE, Mississippi State (combine meeting)
  • Charles Omenihu, DE, Texas (combine meeting)
  • Jachai Polite, DE, Florida (combine meeting)*
  • Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson (combine meeting)*
  • Derick Roberson, DE, Sam Houston State*
  • L.J. Collier, DE, TCU*
  • Ahmad Gooden, DE, Samford
  • Ronheen Bingham, DE, Arkansas State
  • Khalil Hodge, LB, Buffalo
  • Blake Cashman, LB, Minnesota (combine meeting)*
  • Ryan Connelly, LB, Wisconsin*
  • Drew Lewis, LB, Colorado
  • Curtis Akins, LB, Memphis
  • Ty Summers, LB, TCU
  • Ben Burr-Kirven, LB, Washington
  • Tevis Bartlett, LB, Washington
  • Jordan Griffin, LB, Vanderbilt
  • Quart’e Sapp, LB, Tennessee
  • Máximo González, LB, Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
  • Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt (combine meeting, local)*
  • Tim Harris, CB, Virginia
  • Justin Layne, CB, Michigan State
  • Isaiah Wharton, CB, Rutgers*
  • Jamel Dean, CB, Auburn (combine meeting)
  • Blace Brown, CB, Troy
  • Jimmy Moreland, CB, James Madison*
  • Stephen Denmark, CB, Valdosta State*
  • LaDarius Wiley, DB, Vanderbilt
  • Zedrick Woods, DB, Ole Miss*
  • Juan Thornhill, S, Virginia
  • Evan Worthington, S, Colorado
  • Mike Edwards, S, Kentucky
  • Khari Willis, S, Michigan State
  • Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, S, Florida (combine meeting)
  • Ryan Pope, OT, San Diego State
  • Oli Udoh, OT, Elon*
  • Lanard Bonner, OG, Arkansas State
  • Bruno Reagan, OL, Vanderbilt
  • Paul Adams, OT, Missouri
  • Connor McGovern, OG, Penn State (combine meeting)*
  • Ross Pierschbacher, OG, Alabama (combine meeting)
  • Alex Bars, OG, Notre Dame (combine meeting)
  • Michael Deiter, OG, Wisconsin (combine meeting)
  • Chris Lindstom, OG, Boston College (combine meeting)
  • Trey Pipkins, OL, Sioux Falls (combine meeting)
  • Byron Glass, OL, Austin Peay State (local day)
  • Erik McCoy, C, Texas A&M (combine meeting)
  • Garrett Bradbury, C, NC State (combine meeting)
  • Dawson Knox, TE, Ole Miss (local day)*
  • T.J. Hockenson, TE, Iowa
  • Noah Fant, TE, Iowa
  • Kaden Smith, TE, Stanford
  • C.J. Conrad, TE, Kentucky
  • AJ Brown, WR, Ole Miss (combine meeting)
  • KeeSean Johnson, WR, Fresno State (combine meeting)
  • Emanuel Hall, WR, Missouri (combine meeting)*
  • Jesper Horsted, WR, Princeton
  • Rafael Araujo-Lopes, WR, Pittsburgh
  • Juston Christian, WR, Marist College
  • Ashton Dulin, WR, Malone (combine meeting)*
  • J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford*
  • Trenton Irwin, WR, Stanford
  • Jordan Scarlett, RB, Florida (combine meeting)
  • Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State*
  • Ryquell Armstead, RB, Temple
  • Tyree Jackson, QB, Buffalo (combine meeting)

*indicates multiple meetings/visits reported

College Pro Days Attended Personally By Jon Robinson and/or Mike Vrabel

There could be others, but these are the college pro days at which Jon Robinson and/or Mike Vrabel were specifically mentioned as having attended:
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Clemson
  • Vanderbilt
  • TCU
  • Houston
  • Eastern Washington
  • Stanford

Local Day Attendees

These are the names that have been reported so far as attendees for the Titans’ upcoming local day workout.
  • Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt*
  • Dawson Knox, TE, Mississippi*
  • Byron Glass, OL, Austin Peay State
  • Dare Odeyingo, DT, Vanderbilt
  • Jordan Griffin, LB, Vanderbilt
  • Bruno Reagan, OL, Vanderbilt

*indicates multiple meetings/visits reported

Notes and Thoughts

Please note that these lists are incomplete, as we can only know what we have heard. Regardless, this info should give us a good idea of what positions and their projected draft ranges at which the Titans are taking a very close look.

Another note to point out, there is often some ambiguity and thus confusion with the way these “meetings” are reported. For that reason, I have only classified visits as official “Top-30s” if I see that specific distinction in the report.

Because of that, some of the players listed under the “private meetings” category might technically be Top-30 visits. It is unlikely that we will know all 30 non-local names the Titans elect to bring in before the draft takes place.

There does seem to be a high number of linebackers and defensive backs on the above lists. I think, based on this info, the Titans may be looking for special teams contributors on day three of the draft. It’s also interesting that they’ve met with two UDFA-projected quarterbacks and a kicker.

Ashton Dulin is a small-school receiver prospect who has worked out privately for the Titans. I’m mentioning him here specifically because I think it’s noteworthy that the Titans were the only team to meet formally with Dulin at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

If you care to see my full spreadsheet, which has a bit more specificity about each meeting and includes a link to the source for every reported interaction, click anywhere in this sentence for the link.

We will continue to update this list as information is reported up until the draft, so stay tuned...