Ohio State corner Bradley Roby is certainly among the best corners in the Big Ten if not the absolute best. But ESPN’s Mel Kiper thinks Roby’s better than just the best in the Big Ten.
In his initial big board for the 2014 NFL Draft, ESPN’s draft expert has Roby as the top corner prospect available and No. 9 overall.
Ohio State has produced its fair share of talented corners in the last few decades including Antoine Winfield, Shawn Springs and more recently Malcolm Jenkins.
Roby certainly has the ability to be as good as any of those names and showed last season why, with 17 passes defensed and a pair of interceptions.
His experience as a wide receiver in high school means he has a natural ability to attack the football in a one-on-one situation, something that’s more important than ever in this era of spread offense.
And his success in 2012 means that opponents have to respect Roby. He’ll see a lot fewer passes thrown his way, which is one of the signs of a marquee corner.
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