Cornerback Rankings 2023 NFL Draft

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Player Rankings - Cornerback

# Player Pos Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

Joey
Porter Jr.

CB
Penn State   Mascot
Penn State Mascot
198lbs 6-2 4.47 3 23.3
89.6
Has the fluidity, speed and quick feet to come down and defend slot receivers in man coverage. Porter also does a nice job breaki...
2

Kelee
Ringo

CB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
210lbs 6-2 4.35 1 15.5
89.5
At his best in man coverage, moving down to guard tight ends and some bigger slot receivers. Has explosive movement skills and th...
3

Malachi
Moore

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
190lbs 6-0 4.50 10 43.8
89.2
Can get up under a receiver’s chin and has the speed to flip his hips and run downfield. Moore has the quick and surprisingly powe...
4

Clark
Phillips III...

CB
Utah   Mascot
Utah Mascot
183lbs 5-10 4.43 6 30.9
88.6
Changes directions with ease and has the frame to hold up at any spot in the secondary. Has quick feet and excellent change-of-di...
5

Antonio
Johnson

CB
Texas A&M   Mascot
Texas A&M Mascot
195lbs 6-3 4.48 4 26.7
88.4
Has the change-of-direction ability to mirror underneath but did solid work out of press and off coverage. Has excellent ball ski...
6

Cam
Smith

CB
South Carolina   Mascot
South Carolina Mascot
188lbs 6-0 4.45 2 23
88.3
Stays low in his backpedal and shows the click-and-close ability to break up plays in front of him. Smith can move well laterally ...
7

Eli
Ricks

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
190lbs 6-2 4.49 8 36.8
88.0
Explodes out of his backpedal and has the hands and coordination to force interceptions. A very quick and very confident cover co...
8

Brian
Branch

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
193lbs 6-0 4.44 5 28.4
87.6
He’s also very good in zone coverage, showing a great understanding of routes and the ability to close quickly. Has the length a...
9

Jaylon
Jones

CB
Texas A&M   Mascot
Texas A&M Mascot
205lbs 6-2 4.48 9 43.4
87.3
Gives great effort in run support, sticking his nose in as a tackler, and should be able to contribute as a special teamer coverin...
10

Garrett
Williams

CB
Syracuse   Mascot
Syracuse Mascot
189lbs 6-0 4.58 12 45.1
86.6
Can track the ball downfield and gets his head around when playing in a trail position, and Williams shows excellent ball skills w...
11

Lathan
Ransom

CB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
205lbs 6-1 4.53 34 110.7
86.3
Can get up on the line of scrimmage and deliver a solid punch early in routes, then use that quickness to shadow, or back off and ...
12

Kris
Abrams-Drain...

CB
Missouri   Mascot
Missouri Mascot
178lbs 5-11 4.42 16 60.6
85.8
He’s also very good in zone coverage, showing a great understanding of routes and the ability to close quickly. Does a good job ...

2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Back

We've compared players post combine 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

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2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Back

We've compared players 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

Check back after the combine as these numbers are likely to change.