Steelers Closed Last Week with Visits from Vereen & Ellington; Reports of Unconfirmed Visits Surface

The Pittsburgh Steelers closed out last week with two more confirmed collegiate visits ahead of the 2014 NFL Draft, playing host to Brock Vereen, a defensive back for the University of Minnesota and Bruce Ellington, wide receiver of South Carolina.

Vereen 34 games as a Gopher, but only is only listed as playing in 1 during 2013. During that time he logged 3 interceptions. Bruce Ellington has played for three years at South Carolina, and caught 106 passes and for 1586 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Additional Unconfirmed Visits Reported

Each NFL team is permitted to entertain 30 visits prior to the NFL draft, minus visits from local schools such as the University of Pittsburgh. Thus far, there have been 8 confrimed visits to the South Side:

1. Donte Moncrief, wide receiver Ole Miss speedy wideout
2. Lanche Seastrunk, running back Baylor
3. Jason Verrett, cornerback
4. Ryan Shizier, Ohio State linebacker
5. Stephon Tuitt, defensive end Notre Dame
6. Darqueze Dennard, cornerback Michigan State
7. Brock Vereen, defensive back, Minnesota
8. Bruce Ellington, wide receiver South Carolina

The site Walter Football is associating the Steelers with 2 other NCAA prospects who would count against their limit of 30.

Seantrel Henderson, offensive lineman from University of Miami
Bradley Roby, cornerback, Ohio State
Anthony Barr, linebacker UCLA
Martavis Bryant, wide receiver, Clemson

Behind the Steel Curtain is also reporting that the Steelers visited with Aaron Donald, from Pitt. Donald is a senior who played defensive tackle for the Panthers , and amassed 29.5 sacks during 3 seasons in the Big East and one in the ACC.

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