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CB Cortez Allen (Joe Robbins/Getty)

Cortez Allen played just one year of high school ball but has the goods to develop into an NFL starter. You can never have enough good cornerbacks, as the Packers demonstrated (and the Steelers learned) during the Super Bowl.

The Green Bay Packers have selected one player from The Citadel in the previous 75 NFL drafts — running back Travis Jervey in the fifth round of the 1995 draft. To further amplify the point that The Citadel isn't exactly The Ohio State University or The U or some other football factory, the school hasn't had players selected in back-to-back drafts in more than 50 years. The back-to-back drought...

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