The Buffalo Bills have been linked to Alabama State offensive tackle Tytus Howard, and on Friday, word came out that the Bills were hosting Howard on a pre-draft visit.
Howard, a gigantic 6’5”, 322-lb right tackle, was a quarterback in high school who converted into a talented offensive tackle at Alabama State after growing by more than an inch and adding more than 90 pounds to his frame.
A four-year member of the Hornets, Howard earned an invite to the Senior Bowl following a senior season where he started all 11 games, leading the team in pancake blocks while allowing only one sack. He was named first-team all Southwestern Athletic Conference in 2018 after holding league pass rushers at bay, but his success wasn’t limited to smaller schools. Howard held his own with a solid performance in the regular season against SEC power Auburn.
Howard has been lauded for his quickness and his ability as both a run and pass blocker. NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah thinks Howard could even sneak into the bottom of the first round of April’s draft.