The NFL Combine winds down today, with the final groups of defensive backs working out. They will run through their on-field drills and positional workouts, which comes a day after completing their bench presses. You can view the results of the bench press HERE.
SB Nation has been covering the Combine from all angles this year, and have three players from today''s workouts to keep an eye on:
Jalen Ramsey (CB/S, Florida State): Ramsey is the consensus best defensive back of this year's class, widely expected to be a top-five draft pick. What makes him such an appealing prospect is his versatility, to the point that teams can't decide whether he should play cornerback or safety. The Tyrann Mathieu comparisons are obvious, but Ramsey brings a ton of talent to the table. He has prototypical size (6'1, 202 pounds), incredible speed and a strong physical style. Whichever team drafts him could have a Pro Bowl star for years to come.
Mackensie Alexander (CB, Clemson): If Ramsey is the top cornerback this year, Alexander is in the running for second-best. One thing that could hold him back is his relative lack of size (5'11, 195 pounds), so he has more to prove on the field than most players in Indianapolis. If teams can get past his size, they should have a quality starter, although it might take him a year or two to develop to his potential.
Vernon Hargreaves (CB, Florida): Hargreaves has the backpedaling talent to ace the "speed turn" drill. Like Alexander, he also has a smaller body than NFL teams would like, but Hargreaves makes up for it with his ball skills and explosive footwork. He figures to be a first-round pick if he doesn't flub his on-field workouts.
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