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NFL Draft Report Super Sleeper: Cockrell

Ross Cockrell (Pat Lovell/USA TODAY)

Underrated Duke cornerback Ross Cockrell allowed just 20.8 percent completions during his final two seasons. Cockrell's speed and play-recognition skills are among the strengths analyzed in this in-depth scouting report.

The time is now for Ross Cockrell to break Duke's drought. No Blue Devils cornerback has ever been drafted by a National Football League team. The last Duke defensive back to be selected was Ray Farmer, in the fourth round of the 1996 draft by Philadelphia, but he was quickly shifted to linebacker. The last Duke defensive back to play that position after being drafted by an NFL team was safety...

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