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Full list of draft prospects Seahawks are known to have met with so far

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The Seattle Seahawks are known to have met with 29 prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Obviously Seahawks fans will be discouraged to hear that only two offensive lineman are among the visits. It should come as little surprise if you’ve been following Rob Staton here or at SeahawksDraftBlog though: There are only a few offensive linemen who hit the Trench Explosive Formula benchmark of 3.00. (Reasoning and formula explained here.) As such, wouldn’t you know that one of the two linemen they met with came in fourth in TEF at the combine; though he did fall just shy of 3.00, the player (Isaac Asiata) had a weighted TEF of 95.6, nearly the same as Germain Ifedi a year ago.

The other lineman they met with, Zach Banner, had a terrible showing at the combine but may have been meeting with Pete Carroll because of Banner’s Seattle roots (he went to Lakes High) and a relationship dating back to when Carroll offered him a scholarship to USC when he was still a high school freshman.

The fact that Seattle has met with plenty of defensive backs is also not surprising. Many expect the Seahawks to draft at least two secondary players on days one and two, as they seem desperate to find reinforcements at outside corner, slot corner, and depth at safety with an eye towards potentially finding long-term insurance at those positions. The fact that Richard Sherman is on the trade block is also upping the team’s need to find potential superstars at one of the game’s most important positions. Seattle has already met with UConn safety Obi Melifonwu four times and he could be their top target at pick 26. Melifonwu had one of the best combines ever and could play multiple positions at the next level.

The Seahawks also setup a private workout with Alabama edge rusher Tim Williams, who had 16 tackles for a loss and nine sacks last season and Michigan State defensive tackle Malik McDowell.

Here is the full list of the 29 known visits, meetings, workouts.

SR = Senior Bowl

EW = East-West Shrine game

COM = Combine

PRI = Private Visit

WOR = Private Workout

LOC = Local visit

STM = “Some Type of Meeting”

^ = multiple visits

Full list, courtesy of Walter Football

Isaac Asiata, G/C, Utah (SR)

Antony Auclair, TE, Laval (EW)

Budda Baker, S, Washington (COM)

Zach Banner, G/OT, USC (COM)

Jonathan Calvin, DE, Mississippi State (PRI)

Adrian Colbert, SS, Miami (PRI)

Xavier Coleman, CB, Portland State (LOC)

Dalton Crossan, RB, New Hampshire (PRI)

Casey DeAndrade, FS, New Hampshire (WOR)

Shaquill Griffin, CB, UCF (PRI)

David Jones^, FS, Richmond (PRI, PRO)

Javancy Jones, OLB, Jacksonville State (EW)

Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan (PRI)

Shalom Luani, SS, Washington State (COM)

Malik McDowell, DT, Michigan State (PRI)

Obi Melifonwu^, S, Connecticut (COM, PRI)

Johnny Mundt, TE, Oregon (WOR)

Carroll Phillips, OLB/DE/3-4OLB, Illinois (SR)

Grover Stewart, DT, Albany State (STM)

Damore’ea Stringfellow, WR, Ole Miss (PRI)

Cordrea Tankersley, CB, Clemson (COM)

Dalvin Tomlinson, DT/NT, Alabama (COM)

Josh Tupou, DT, Colorado (PRI)

Davis Webb, QB, Cal (PRI)

Chad Williams, WR, Grambling (PRO)

Tim Williams, OLB/DE/3-4OLB, Alabama (WOR)

Brandon Wilson, CB, Houston (WOR)

Akhello Witherspoon, CB, Colorado (PRI)

Deangelo Yancey, WR, Purdue (PRI)