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Carlos Hyde, Austin Seferian-Jenkins visit Buffalo Bills pre-draft

Hyde becomes the fourth running back prospect to visit the Bills this spring, while Seferian-Jenkins is a well-regarded tight end prospect likely to be picked in Round 2.

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Three more 2014 NFL Draft prospects are visiting the Buffalo Bills today: Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde, Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Liberty cornerback Walt Aikens.

Hyde is the latest in a growing line of running back prospects that have visited One Bills Drive this spring, and he is also the highest-profile of the bunch. He is coming off a monster senior season in which he ran for 1,521 yards at 7.3 yards per carry with 15 touchdowns, and also added 147 receiving yards and another three scores. Hyde (6'0", 230 pounds, 4.66 speed) finished his career with 523 rushes for 3,198 yards and 34 touchdowns on the ground.

Seferian-Jenkins is a name most Bills fans are familiar with; he is one of the higher-rated tight ends available this year, and Bills fans have been keenly aware of the team's need for an upgrade at that position for a while. The 6'6" junior entrant recorded 146 receptions for 1,838 yards and 21 touchdowns in his three-year career with the Huskies.

Aikens began his career at Illinois before transferring to Liberty, where he earned first team All-Big South honors as a senior. He fits the prototype of what the Bills look for in defensive backs (6'0", 203 pounds, 4.49 speed), and finished his career at Liberty with 194 tackles, 15 defended passes and seven interceptions.

The Bills have now confirmed 19 pre-draft visitors so far this spring; they are allowed a maximum of 30. Here's the full list, which we're also keeping track of in this StoryStream. For a broader historical view of the Bills' pre-draft visits, be sure to check out our page dedicated to pre-draft visits from previous years (which is also accessible from the Library drop-down on the home page).

Player Pos. College Ht Wt Spd
Terrance Cobb RB Cumberlands 5101 218
Jeremy Hill RB LSU 6005 233 4.66
Carlos Hyde RB Ohio State 5117 230 4.66
Lache Seastrunk RB Baylor 5090 201 4.51
Odell Beckham, Jr. WR LSU 5112 198 4.43
Cody Latimer WR Indiana 6020 215 4.39
Eric Ebron TE North Carolina 6043 250 4.60
Troy Niklas TE Notre Dame 6064 270
Austin Seferian-Jenkins TE Washington 6054 262
Jake Matthews OT Texas A&M 6054 308 5.07
Charles Siddoway OT Mississippi State 6053 301 5.07
Scott Crichton DE Oregon State 6030 273 4.84
Preston Brown LB Louisville 6010 251 4.86
Ryan Shazier LB Ohio State 6010 237
Walt Aikens CB Liberty 6005 203 4.49
Bashaud Breeland CB Clemson 5110 197 4.62
Ross Cockrell CB Duke 5110 194 4.56
Phillip Gaines CB Rice 6003 193 4.38
Bradley Roby CB Ohio State 5110 194 4.39