According to Walter Football's Charlie Campbell, the Denver Broncos reportedly held a pre-draft visit with former Clemson safety T.J. Green.
Per sources the #Broncos have hosted Clemson S T.J. Green on a pre-draft visit. Keep up to date on visits here: https://t.co/EVVmfo0r52— Charlie Campbell (@DraftCampbell) March 31, 2016
This safety class isn't very deep, but Green is considered one of the top free safeties in this year's class. He has size, speed, athleticism, and raw potential to grow into a big-time NFL starter.
Green is listed at 6'2", 209lbs and ran a 40 time of 4.34 at February's NFL Scouting Combine. He is your prototypical height/weight/speed prospect that some teams covet in the draft.
Green only really has one year of production under his belt. This past season for Clemson he totaled 95 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss, and one sack. He played primarily deep free safety for Clemson, so his tape is a bit limited because of that. What teams like his is raw potential, athletic traits, and his size.
I say he is a raw prospect because he was a receiver for Clemson during his Freshman year there. After that season, the Clemson coaches moved him to safety and obviously that move paid off. He is still learning the position but has all the traits to become a starter in this league.
The Broncos are in need of some safety depth after losing backup David Bruton Jr. to the Washington Redskins during free agency. Also, their other backup Omar Bolden is expected to sign with the Chicago Bears, so that leaves the Broncos pretty thin at the safety position behind starters Darian Stewart and T.J. Ward.
Speaking of Stewart, he is a free agent after this season and could be looking for a big payday if he has another solid season in 2016. So the Broncos could be looking for his replacement in the draft.
I expect the Broncos to draft at least one safety in this year's NFL Draft and I think Green would be a solid fit for the Broncos.
I will have a full scouting report on T.J. Green done and on the site on Friday.