National Football Post is reporting that the Jets have worked out top Guard Mike Iupati. Iupati (6-5, 331) played collegiately at Idaho, and is considered the best Guard in the draft by many.
The young lineman wowed scouts and coaches at the Senior Bowl and Combine, and is projected to be a top 20 pick.
While there’s some disagreement on where he’d fit best (Tackle or Guard), he’s likely better suited to the inside game. Drafting a Guard above the 20th pick would seem like a stretch, so that might very well be why the Jets are paying attention to the player as he might slip if he’s a true Guard. The Jets could use some more depth for 2010 on their line, and a new projected starters going forward as some of their pieces (Moore, Faneca, Woody) are aging. Other than the Jets, Iupati has been scheduled for at least nine official visits.