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Virginia Cavaliers safety Juan Thornhill has pre-draft visit scheduled with Los Angeles Rams

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This is officially the third safety the Rams have scheduled for a visit. It’s time to take the potential for drafting a safety in 2019 seriously.

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Going through the pre-draft circuit, Virginia Cavaliers’ safety Juan Thornhill has a visit scheduled with the Los Angeles Rams, per Andrew DiCecco:

Thornhill is a former three-year starter for Virginia. He becomes the third safety with a visit scheduled with the Rams, joining Maryland’s Darnell Savage Jr and Mississippi State’s Johnathan Abram, all three of which were seniors in 2018.

Thornhill demolished the NFL Scouting Combine throwing up fantastic numbers in the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, and broad jump. His explosion and athletic ability are some of the best in the class. As for his college production, Thornhill registered 12 tackles-for-loss, 1.5 sacks, 13 interceptions, and 26 pass deflections. Most of the big media personalities believe Thornhill is a versatile piece in the secondary who could have a future at cornerback or safety (in all roles).

At Virginia, Thornhill was a teammate of current Rams starting inside linebacker Micah Kiser. With Thornhill being a senior, he could be in prime position to be selected by the Rams as General Manager Les Snead has an affinity for senior prospects.