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2012 NFL Draft: Top-rated defensive prospect Morris Claiborne announces his arrival in Cleveland

By Nate Ulrich Published: April 5, 2012

Northeast Ohio has become the latest stop on Morris Claiborne’s tour of pre-draft visits.

Claiborne, a standout cornerback from Louisiana State who’s considered the top-rated defensive player in this year’s draft, announced on Twitter that he arrived in Cleveland at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Claiborne is among 30 national prospects the Browns are hosting before the draft, a league source told the Beacon Journal last week.

The 5-foot-11, 188-pound Claiborne made national headlines Tuesday after Pro Football Talk reported he scored a four on the 50-question Wonderlic test. National Football Post later reported that Claiborne has a learning disability.

Claiborne insists teams have told him they don’t have an issue with his low Wonderlic score, and he remains confident he’ll become a top-10 pick on April 26. The Browns’ top priority is offense, but they could still pull off a surprise and target Claiborne with the fourth overall selection – a scenario we explored in our most recent mock draft.

Claiborne is just one of several big-name prospects meeting with the Browns this week. Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden spent Sunday night and almost all of Monday with the Browns, the Associated Press reported.

For more information about prospects who have reportedly had visits or workouts set up with the Browns, click here and check out our tracker.

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