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In this article, we will be giving to you the Top 12 Cornerbacks in the college game. This is certainly open to interpretation as there are tons of very good players that could have been listed. Good luck to successful betting.
- Deandre Baker, Sr. Georgia – He came back for his final season for the Bulldogs which was rather unexpected. He is a sure-fire NFL secondary draft choice. He isn’t a huge player at 5’11” and 180 lbs. However, he has great speed and good hitting ability along with a great range of coverage. The Miami native made 44 tackles and intercepted three passes along with breaking up nine passes. His name will get called early in next years NFL Draft.
- Greedy Williams, Soph. LSU – He could have been #1 on this list but it went to the more experienced player. Williams is 6’2” and 182 lbs. The Tiger cornerback has tremendous tackling skills and has great length to his body. He amassed 38 tackles and intercepted six passes along with breaking up 11 passes. He will be drafted after this season.
- Iman Marshall, Sr. USC – He has 170 career tackles and six interceptions in his career and last year he broke up ten passes. He is 6’1” and 200 lbs which will be a thing the NFL scouts love. He has lived up to his recruiting hype with the Trojans.
- Julian Love, Jr. Notre Dame – He was really good during his freshman season for the Irish. He picked off a pass, broke up 3 passes, and made 45 tackles. He was unstoppable all over the field with 68 tackles and took two passes for scores.
- Amani Oruwariye, Sr. Penn State – He is a multi-talent player with raw football skills in several positions on the field. He is 6’1” and 201 lbs and picked four passes last year and broke up seven passes. He has 56 career stops and will be hearing his name called early in the NFL draft.
- Amik Robertson, Soph. LSU – He might be the fastest corner in the college game and certainly is feisty and has a knack for getting to the ball. Last year, the freshman, notched five interceptions and took one for a score to go along with his 62 stops with 51 of them the solo type.
- Lavert Hill, Jr. Michigan – He has a role for the Wolverines and fills it well. He is fantastic staying with the top targets and can shut them down. He made 24 tackles and picked off two passes. This will be a breakout year for the cornerback.
- Mark Gilbert, Jr. Duke – He was very good last season as he garnered 35 tackles with seven throws pick off while breaking up 15 on the year.
- Trayvon Mullen, Sr. Clemson – He made 40 tackles last season for the Tigers and added three picks to his resume. He has soft hands and is 6’2” and 190 lbs.
- Kendall Sheffield, Jr. Ohio State – This guy has plenty of talent and is Urban Meyer’s top corner. He made 40 stops on the run and broke up nine passes. HE has jet-like speed and weights 193 and stands at 6-foot tall.
- Kris Boyd, Sr. Texas – He is fast as greased lightning with two interceptions last season and he broke up 15 passes along with 57 stops. He will be drafted by the NFL.
- Essang Bassey, Jr. Wake Forest – He loves to stop the run as he did that 75 times last year with six tackles for a loss. HE grabbed three interceptions and ran one back for a score against Boston College He broke up 16 throws.