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2023 NFL Draft Detroit Lions visit tracker

Tracking all of the 2023 NFL Draft visits with the Detroit Lions at the NFL Combine, pro days and top-30 facility visits

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Through the first two years under coach Dan Campbell and general manager Brad Holmes, the Detroit Lions have done a decent job hiding their intentions in the NFL Draft. But one thing we know about this regime is how much they value personality and passion. And while tape will still be the primary source of scouting, the in-person meetings will carry a lot of weight for the Lions, too.

As we saw in last year’s “Inside the Den” video recapping the Lions’ draft process, many of the players they eventually picked in the 2022 NFL Draft met face-to-face with the Lions either at the NFL Combine, at the players’ pro days, or as part of the team’s 30 visits allowed to their facility.

So over the next two months in the lead up to the 2023 NFL Draft, we will be keeping track the best we can with all of the reported visits between the Lions and the prospects of tomorrow, starting with this week at the NFL Combine. We are limiting this list to formal visits, as those indicate more serious interest.

Note: This should not be viewed as an exhaustive list. This is simply what has been reported/leaked to the media.

Reported Lions visits

QB C.J. Stroud, Ohio State (Top 30)
QB Anthony Richardson, Florida (NFL Combine)
QB Hendon Hooker, Tennessee (Top 30)
QB Aidan O’Connell, Purdue (Pro Day)
QB Adrian Martinez, Kansas State (Top 30)
RB Kendre Miller, TCU (Top 30)
RB Keaton Mitchell, East Carolina (Top 30)
RB Evan Hull, Northwestern (Pro Day)
WR Quentin Johnston, TCU (NFL Combine)
WR Jayden Reed, Michigan State (NFL Combine)
WR Ronnie Bell, Michigan (Pro Day)
WR Antoine Green, North Carolina (NFL Combine)
WR Jadon Haselwood, Arkansas (Top 30)
TE Darnell Washington (Top 30)
TE Sam LaPorta, Iowa (NFL Combine)
TE Tucker Kraft, South Dakota State (NFL Combine)
OT Darnell Wright, Tennessee (NFL Combine, Top 30)
IOL Steve Avila, TCU (Top 30)
OG O’Cyrus Torrence, Florida (Top 30)
OT Quinton Barrow, Grand Valley State (Pro Day)
T/G Jordan McFadden, Clemson (NFL Combine, Top 30)
G Antonio Mafi, UCLA (Top 30 visit)
G Chandler Zavala, NC State (Top 30 visit)
OL Mark Evans, Arkansas Pine-Bluff (Virtual)
OL Nick Saldiveri, Old Dominion (Virtual)
DL Adetomiwa Adebawore, Northwestern (Pro Day)
DL Karl Brooks, Bowling Green (Top 30 visit)
DL Jalen Carter, Georgia (Top 30 visit)
NT Siaki Ika (Top 30)
DL Desjuan Johnson, Toledo (Top 30)
EDGE Will Anderson, Alabama (Top 30)
EDGE Derrick Hall, Auburn (Virtual)
EDGE Caleb Murphy, Ferris State (Private Meeting)
EDGE Jose Ramirez, Eastern Michigan (Pro Day)
EDGE BJ Thompson, Stephen F Austin (Top 30)
Pass rushing LB Nick Hampton, Appalachian State (Pro Day)
LB Drew Sanders, Arkansas (Top 30)
LB Trenton Simpson, Clemson (NFL Combine)
LB Noah Sewell, Oregon (NFL Combine)
LB DeMarvion Overshown, Texas (Lions LB coach Kelvin Sheppard at Pro Day)
CB Emmanuel Forbes, Mississippi State (Pro Day, Top 30)
CB Clark Phillips, Utah (Top 30)
CB Garrett Williams, Syracuse (Top 30)
CB Carrington Valenton, Kentucky (Pro Day)
CB Cory Trice, Purdue (Pro Day)
DB Brian Branch, Alabama (Top 30)
DB Quan Martin, Illinois (Top 30)
S Jammie Robinson, Florida State (NFL Combine)
S Daniel Scott, California (Top 30)

Local Day visits (all via Dave Birkett)

QB Taylor Powell, Eastern Michigan
RB Lew Nichols III, Central Michigan
TE Luke Schoonmaker, Michigan
TE Joel Honigford, Michigan
WR Ronnie Bell, Michigan
WR Dylan Drummond, Eastern Michigan
OL Ryan Hayes, Michigan
OL Olu Oluwatimi, Michigan
OL Quentin Barrow, Grand Valley State
DT Mazi Smith, Michigan
DT Mike Morris, Michigan
DL Jose Ramirez, Eastern Michigan
LB Isaac Darkangelo, Illinois
LB Jalen Graham, Purdue
LB Trevor Nowaske, Saginaw Valley State
LB Lorenzo McCaskill, Kansas
CB Nic Jones, Ball State
CB DJ Turner, Michigan
CB Gemon Green, Michigan
CB NIck Whiteside, Saginaw Valley State
S Kaevon Merriweather, Iowa
P Bryce Baringer, Michigan State
P Brad Robbins, Michigan


Brad Holmes will reportedly be attending Alabama’s pro day

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