Better Know A Draft Pick: Morris Claiborne

03.06.12 6 years ago 17 Comments

He’s the one in the top right.

Name: Morris “Mo” Claiborne
Age: 22

Position: Cornerback

School: DBU
Year: Junior

Major: Etudes Générales (it sounds better in French)

Twitter: @MoClaiborne, but he’s not very good at it…

Potential Berman nickname:Dolores

Combine results: He made up for a somewhat disappointing 40 time (4.5) with the athleticism he flashed in drills.

Nicest comparison: Champ Bailey
Meanest comparison: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Strengths: Looser hips than Dez Bryant’s mother.
Weaknesses: Doesn’t tackle well enough to collect on bounties.

Who wants him: Tampa Bay, Washington, Carolina
Who will take him: Tampa Bay, because he’s a dominant corner who has never tried to shoot anyone.

What scouts are saying:

Immediate impact: Immediate favorite to win Defensive Player of the Year

Down the road: Puts on a bit of bulk and becomes a franchise corner for a decade or so

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