Khalid Wooten Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Nevada CB

April 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Nevada cornerback Khalid Wooten has been a very versatile player since his days in high school. During those years, he was a dual-threat player, as he served as the team's quarterback on offense and safety on defense.
He was recruited to Nevada as a defensive back prospect and wound up starting at cornerback during his junior and senior seasons.
He was a 2012 All-Mountain West second-team selection after solid performances as a cornerback and punt return specialist.
Currently, he is slated to be a potential late-round selection in the 2013 NFL draft.
Wooten has a good size and strength combination to serve as an outside cornerback at the next level. He is strong enough to challenge a larger receiver in coverage. He shows his toughness by constantly getting a hit on a receiver within five yards to knock him off a route.
He does have fluid-enough hips to allow him a nice transition out of his backpedal. His upper-body strength co...

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