|17,793||2017||Gareon Conley||CB||Ohio State||6'0"||195|
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Conley was voted team captain and has started every game the past two seasons; recorded 69 tackles, 6 interceptions, and 11 pass break ups. Often played on an island and sometimes in the slot.
Best Position Fit
Outside Cornerback in a man-to-man scheme
Does an outstanding job mirroring the receiver down the field. Elite quickness (6.68 three-cone). Good top speed (4.44 forty). Good technician with excellent feet. Plays tall. Good ball skills. Does a good job getting his head around to play the ball. Prototypical size and frame for an outside NFL corner.
Only one-year with good production. Not a very good tackler. Needs to improve in run support. Needs to be more physical overall.
Conley should transition to the NFL as a solid outside corner. More than held his own when teams targeting him over throwing towards Lattimore, and allowed only a 37% completion rate in his time at Ohio State. He gets in a receivers pocket and sticks with him. Conley should be drafted in the top 20 and possibly sooner.