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University of Georgia outside linebacker, Justin Houston is going to visit the New York Jets just one week before of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Justin Houston was also confidential scheduled workouts with the Atlanta Falcons and the New York Giants. He also went to talk with Baltimore Ravens linebackers coach, Dean Pees about his NFL draft in 2011. Houston will visit Buffalo Bulls today and he is also ready to visit to the San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs.

Houston was athletic and completed second in the Southeastern Conference behind the Auburn’s defensive tackle Nick Fairley with 10 sacks in the last season. Auburn’s defensive tackle Nick Fairley, Florida’s quarterback, Christian Ponder and Georgia’s Justin Houston were all at the NFL team’s facility on Thursday morning. He ran for the 40 yard dash in 4.62 seconds at the NFL scouting combine, bench pressed 225 pounds 30 times and he also recorded 36 ½ inch vertical leap and a 10-5 board jump.

Houston is considered to be one of the best outside linebacker prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft. Houston recorded 17 1/2 sacks over the last two seasons. In the last season, he finished with 67 tackles and also appointed as the All-Southeastern Conference. Houston has finished 44 quarterback hurries and 18.5 tackles for loss. Houston said that he was eagerly waiting for the NFL Draft which it was scheduled on 28th April, 2011. Several NFL teams are planning to recruit him in the first round pick for his performance in the last two seasons. Sources stated that Houston was in high demand for the NFL teams.

Houston was converted to an outside linebacker in their new scheme in 2010 season and he also improved on his running. Houston was expecting to pick him in the first round of the NFL Draft next month. Florida State quarterback, Christian Ponder is also looking for the first round draft by the NFL teams. Ponder was the Most Visible Player in the Senior Bowl; he made 7-13 passing for the 132 yards and throwing for two touchdowns.

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