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Scouting Combine Research: DB, Part 2

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Part 2 of our defensive backs preview leads off with Michigan State standout Darqueze Dennard. Another talented cornerback is small-school star Pierre Desir.

CB Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State (5-11, 197): Dennard spearheaded Michigan State's attacking defense and helped lead it to a Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl victory. During his senior season, Dennard was the recipient of the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's top cornerback and was a unanimous first-team All-American. He had four interceptions and knocked away 10 passes. Despite developing...

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