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2015 NFL Draft: OLB Andrew Hudson and OG Jake Cotton Will Visit Redskins Next Week

The Redskins have two more pre-draft visits lined up for next week.

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Two more players will be visiting the Redskins next week according to Aaron Wilson from the Baltimore Sun.  The first is Washington Huskies DE Andrew Hudson who would play OLB for the Redskins.  Hudson(6'2", 250 lbs) had the best year of his college career last season, recording 54 tackles, 12.5 sacks, 1 pass defended, and 3 forced fumbles.

This was a huge turn around for Hudson, since the Huskies coaches had suggested he transfer after a 2013 season where he didn't see the field much.  Hudson is one of several Huskies defenders looking to get drafted this year, joining Danny Shelton, Hau'oli Kikaha, Shaq Thompson, Marcus Peters and others.  Redskins GM Scot McCloughan was at Washington's Pro Day a few weeks ago to observe all of them.  Hudson is not getting much love in the pre-draft rankings.  He is currently ranked #462 overall, and the 39th best defensive end by CBS Sports.  Could he be a late round prospect worth developing, or an undrafted free agent that will get heavy interest from several teams?

The second player Wilson is reporting will visit the Redskins next week is Nebraska guard Jake Cotton.  Cotton(6'6", 305 lbs) started all 13 games last year at left guard for the Huskers.  He was a team captain and Honorable Mention All-Big Ten.  Cotton started on the defensive line as a redshirt in 2010, but shifted to the offensive line during his redshirt freshmen year.  He has had several knee injuries over the years, but was able to start 24 of 26 games over the last two years.  He is also not highly rated going into the draft and expected to go undrafted(CBS Sports: 820 overall, 48th best guard).

Cotton is probably best known for a play he wants to forget.  While trying to avoid a false start penalty Cotton instead fell straight back.