Does Webster dare dip into the Rutgers pool again after all the troubles with Kenny Britt? - Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE
The Titans really need an insurance policy at corner and this class gives them that if they so choose.
The Titans are very thin at corner behind the starters and could draft one as an insurance policy in case Verner or McCourty regress/get hurt next year. Tommie Campbell has turned out to be a feel good story that is a walking special teams penalty. The jury is still out on Coty Sensabaugh as a legitimate third corner or even fourth corner. In today's NFL, you need at least three good corners to survive as a good defense.
Milliner is the unquestioned leader of the class. He made people go Dre Kirkpatrick who? Rhodes and Banks are in a close battle to be the second corner off the board in April. I went with Rhodes because he was a tad bit better against the "name" competition than Banks was. Rhodes had an impressive 3 year career, shutting down the likes of Michael Floyd, Sammy Watkins and Nuke Hopkins. He and Banks have what you can't teach, size and speed in spades. Poyer, Ryan, and Trufant are close calls as well. Trufant showed well against LSU earlier this year, forcing the Tigers to avoid him and go after the other Huskies corners. He has the bloodlines to succeed in the NFL as Seattle's Marcus is his older brother. Commings really improved his stock this year as a senior, even limiting Tennessee's cadre of talented wide receivers. Sweeting just gets in over Honey Badger because he kept his nose clean and played a solid season. Mathieu has the skills, no doubt but does he have the ability to keep the off field issues away? This is the reason why I kept him off the board for now. Just missed: Tyrann Mathieu LSU, Nickell Robey USC, Kenny Okaro Wake Forest, Nigel Malone Kansas State
|1. DeMarcus Milliner||6'1 182||Alabama||Junior|
|2. Xavier Rhodes||6'2 215||Florida State||Junior|
|3. Johnthan Banks||6'2 185||Mississippi State||Senior|
|4. Jordan Poyer||6'0 190||Oregon State||Senior|
|5. Logan Ryan||6'0 190||Rutgers||Junior|
|6. Desmond Trufant||6'0 184||Washington||Senior|
|7. Micah Hyde||6'1 185||Iowa||Senior|
|8. Sanders Commings||6'2 216||Georgia||Senior|
|9. Rod Sweeting||6'0 184||Georgia Tech||Senior|