Grading the pro potential: Cornerbacks
The cornerback position features five first-round talents, with three expected to be selected in the opening round – Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard, Oklahoma State's Justin Gilbert and Virginia Tech's Kyle Fuller. A torn labrum might see Jason Verrett (TCU) slide to the second round. One of the finest athletes in the draft, Ohio State's Bradley Roby, continued his self-destruction off the field with another in a series of alcohol issues. It is anyone's guess if a team will invest a first-round choice in a player that is in need of guidance. He is not the only cornerback whose off-field issues will impact his draft status, as Florida's Loucheiz Purifoy could be a locker room outcast for agreeing to "snitch" on others after a marijuana arrest and South Carolina's Victor Hampton has a domestic violence charge as the latest to add to his several team suspensions. The most complete cornerback in this draft class is obviously Darqueze Dennard, evident by his unanimous All-American...
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