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April 2, 2010 @ 2:55 am
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Selvie To Visit Bucs On April 8

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PewterReport.com reported on Tuesday that South Florida quarterback Matt Grothe is scheduled to have a private workout with Tampa Bay this month. As it turns out, Grothe won't be the only Bulls player working out for the Buccaneers at their team facility on April 8.

In addition to Grothe, USF defensive end George Selvie is scheduled to visit the Bucs on the same day. Because USF is a local school, none of the players scheduled to visit with Tampa Bay, including Grothe, Selvie and safety Nate Allen, count against the 30 players the Bucs are allowed to have in for pre-draft visits. It is also likely that Tampa Bay will visit with USF's top-rated player, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, at some point.

University of South Florida defensive end George Selvie is scheduled to work out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 8, according to a league source.

The 6’4”, 252-pounder burst onto the college football scene as a sophomore in 2007 when he recorded 14 sacks (second in NCAA) and 31.5 tackles for loss (first in NCAA) on his way to earning consensus First Team All-American honors.

In 2009, Selvie racked up 40 stops (18 solo) and three sacks for the 8-5 Bulls. Prior to finishing his four-year career at USF, Selvie was the active NCAA career tackles for loss leader, with 69.5.

Source:
NationalFootballPost.com - Joe Fortenbaugh

PewterReport.com's Take: The Buccaneers have nothing to lose by bringing Selvie in for a visit, but the private workout could be more than just a courtesy to the player and/or local university. Selvie notched 28.5 sacks and 11 quarterback hurries in four seasons at USF. He's considered a bit undersized and could be played at linebacker at the next level, but some believe he could also be used as a pass rush specialist until he adds the size and gains the experience necessary to become a full-time starting defensive end in the NFL. Selvie only notched three sacks as a senior and hasn't turned in an impressive offseason (4.8 time in 40-yard dash), which could make him a player the Bucs are able to target as late as the fourth or fifth round.
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