Not only was Brandon Wilson a standout defensive back at Houston, but he also once topped 100 rushing yards in a game against Navy when his team needed him at running back.
Now more NFL teams are takinglonglooks at thefreakish athlete who could be a cornerback, safety or running back at the next level.
Wilson will have an official top-30 visit with the Cincinnati Bengals next week, a source tells Sporting News, adding that he also has a visit with the Oakland Raiders lined up for Wednesday. Wilson also worked out for the Detroit Lions on Houston's campus Monday and for the New England Patriots earlier this month, the source said.
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A three-year starter in four years at Houston, Wilsoncompiled 139 total tackles, four forced fumbles and two interceptionsin 49 games with the Cougars. He also racked up 1,121 kick return yards and two touchdowns, not including a missed field goal return for a touchdown against Oklahoma in 2016.
Wilson during his junior season showed off his versatility whenhe was temporarily moved to running back due to injuries at the position. The move resulted in111 rushing yards and two touchdowns against Navy. He was moved back to corner for Houston's bowl game.
Kristian R. Dyer is an NFL contributor for Sporting News. He can be followed on Twitter @KRistianRDyer.