Finding gem in deep draft pool of CBs a crapshoot (1 Viewer)

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Sal Ruibal & Nate Davis / USA Today

By all accounts, South Florida's Mike Jenkins is a hard-hitting, fast-moving cornerback who loves to punish opponents, reads offenses quickly and can also return kicks for scores.

But in this year's cornerback-rich NFL draft, those skills are available in relative abundance.

Jenkins is projected by some to be the first cornerback drafted, but the top corners — including Troy's Leodis McKelvin, Kansas' Aqib Talib and Tennessee State's Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie — are tightly bunched.

"He's the best all-around talent of the cornerbacks in this year's draft," says Todd McShay, director of college football for Scouts Inc. and an ESPN draft analyst. "He has good size and is a big-time playmaker." Full Story – USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/sports/football/nfl/2008-04-14-usat-cornerbacks_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip
 

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