Brandon LaFell visiting the New England Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WAFB) - Former LSU wide receiver Brandon LaFell will visit the New England Patriots on Wednesday, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

The wide receiver was selected in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft by Carolina. In his five years with the Panthers, LaFell has 167 receptions for 2385 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Last year was LaFell's breakout year, catching a career high 49 passes for 627 yards and five touchdowns.

LaFell was a star at LSU, finishing his collegiate career ranked number 2 in school history in receiving touchdowns (25), number 3 in receptions (175), and number 5 in receiving yards (2,517).

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