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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Ikegwuonu provides top-end cornerback depth
Pro Football Weekly
Whereas Wisconsin’s top offensive player, junior TE Travis Beckham, has decided to return to school, top defender, junior CB Jack Ikegwuonu will instead enter the NFL draft.
Ikegwuonu ranks as one of the top cornerbacks in this year’s class, along with seniors Mike Jenkins (South Florida) and Leodis McKelvin (Troy). Ikegwuonu is strong at the line of scrimmage, can flip his hips and shadow defenders downfield, and has above-average zone recognition skills, ball skills and hands, and has the make up to develop into a number one cornerback at the next level. Full Story – Pro Football Weeklyhttp://nflblogs.profootballweekly.com/NFLdraft/2008/01/ikegwuonu_talib_cloud_the_cb_c.html