2010 NFL Combine: 10 Prospects To Watch for Tuesday

March 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The final group for testing, the drills these defensive backs run are a lot like the receivers do, and scouts can expect the same results.

Some corners have outstanding speed and quickness but need to show up in the coverage part of the day. Some need to show they have the speed to keep up with each and every receiver at the pro level.

And scouts should be in for a treat when the safeties begin to workout, as they’ll get to see some of the most intriguing set of safeties a draft class has ever seen, from a baseball pitcher to an athletic freak to a Rhodes Scholar.

Crezdon Butler, CB, Clemson
Projected from what I’ve scouted to be the fastest 40 time cornerback in this class, Butler will need it if he hopes to be a lock to get drafted.

Butler played very well at times this season, but doesn’t have the toughness to handle bigger receivers.

If he can run in the 4.35 area like I believe he’s capable of, he could emerge as a solid op...

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