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Source: Norfolk DE/OLB Visits The Bay Area

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Per a source, Norfolk defensive end/outside linebacker Lynden Trail has had a over a dozen NFL visits that include the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals and most recently the Oakland Raiders.

Trail left Booker T. Washington High School in Miami to play for Urban Meyer at Florida. A four-star recruit according to Rivals.com and Scout.com, he was sought after by LSU, Florida State, Purdue, Georgia, Miami, Michigan, Tennessee and USC, among others. After Meyer left Florida, Trail decided to move on from the Gators, and ended up at Norfolk State. He finished his senior season with 91 tackles (11th in MEAC), 11.5 tackles for loss (17th in MEAC) and 5.0 sacks (tied for 17th in MEAC).

The former 6-foot-6 and 262-pound MEAC star played 3-4 outside linebacker and also lined up with his hand in the dirt and even spent a little time at tight end. He possesses an enormous wingspan and is smooth in space with the ability to cover a lot of ground quickly. Finesse and furiousness go hand in hand watching him play.


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Bo Marchionte is an NFL writer for Football Insiders and has covered the NFL for over a decade. His background includes being staff for the Texas vs. The Nation All-Star game as a talent evaluator for player personnel along with an internship scouting with the Toronto Argonauts and Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the Canadian Football League. Bo’s draft background includes working for the NFL Draft Bible and currently owns and operates College2Pro.com. He has done radio spots on NBC, Fox Sports and ESPN and their affiliates in different markets around the country. Bo covers the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Panthers along with other colleges in the northeast.