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Tony Pauline's Cornerback Rankings

Tony Pauline from Sports Illustrated and offers comprehensive position-by-position rankings of the draft prospects for's draft coverage.

Here are the cornerbacks that I expect to be drafted. Detailed scouting reports are available for the top 12 players by clicking the player's name.

Tony Pauline's Cornerback Rankings
Rank Name School Grade
1 Joe Haden Florida 1st
2 Kyle Wilson Boise State 1st
3 Devin McCourty Rutgers 1st
4 Kareem Jackson Alabama 2nd
5 Patrick Robinson Florida State 2nd
6 Alterraun Verner UCLA 2nd
7 Kevin Thomas USC 2nd-3rd
8 Chris Cook Virginia 2nd-3rd
9 Perrish Cox Oklahoma State 2nd
10 Dominique Franks Oklahoma 3rd
11 Amari Spievey Iowa 3rd
12 Brandon Ghee Wake Forest 3rd
13 Jerome Murphy South Florida 3rd
14 Javier Arenas Alabama 4th
15 Joshua Moore Kansas State 4th
16 Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Indiana (Pa.) 4th-5th
17 A.J. Jefferson Fresno State 4th-5th
18 Brian Jackson Oklahoma 5th
19 Syd'Quan Thompson California 5th
20 Chris Hawkins LSU 5th-6th
21 Trevard Lindley Kentucky 6th
22 Walter McFadden Auburn 6th
23 Donovan Warren Michigan 6th
24 Crezdon Butler Clemson 6th
25 Devin Ross Arizona 6th-7th
26 Walter Thurmond Oregon 6th-7th
27 Sherrick McManis Northwestern 6th-7th
28 Myron Lewis Vanderbilt 7th
29 Jamar Wall Texas Tech 7th
30 Stephan Virgil Virginia Tech 7th-Free Agent
31 Chris Chancellor Clemson 7th-Free Agent
32 Rafael Priest TCU 7th-Free Agent
*Grade refers to round player is expected to be drafted.

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