The Atlanta Falcons were in Columbia on Friday to visit with South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, according to profootballtalk.com.
Clowney is expected to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft on May 8 -- a pick currently held by the Houston Texans.
But there has been a lot of recent speculation that the Falcons, who have the No. 6 pick, might be interested in trading up in order to pick Clowney.
A league source told the website that the Falcons were planning to give Clowney a biomechanical assessment test and an aptitude test. There will be no on-field drills.
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According to ajc.com, that assessment with the Falcons is what Clowney’s agent, Bus Cook, was talking about when he said Clowney “may do one more thing, for one team, maybe a five-minute workout.”
Clowney was in Atlanta for a visit on Thursday.