Cornerback Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

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LAST UPDATED: 01/22/2024

Player Rankings - Cornerback

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

Denzel
Burke

CB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
190lbs 6-1 4.50 5 11
86.3
He’s tall-framed with long arms to match. With his powerful hands, straight-line speed, and fluidity in his hips, turning and chasing...
2

Travis
Hunter

CB
Jackson State   Mascot
Jackson State Mascot
165lbs 6-1 4.40 2 13
86.0
Instinctive, adept at reading routes and anticipating throws, and strong in zone coverage. Hunter has the quick feet and loose hips to...
3

Malaki
Starks

CB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
205lbs 6-1 4.35 4 23
85.0
With his length, athleticism, and natural ball skills, Starks will be highly valued by press cover teams and could earn a top 100...
4

Will
Johnson

CB
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
190lbs 6-3 4.44 6 32
84.0
Has good ball skills to locate and attack the ball in the air. Can get up under a receiver’s chin and has the speed to flip his hips and...
5

Jason
Marshall Jr....

CB
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
200lbs 6-1 4.50 12 72
80.7
On the boundary, he has the strong core and hips to latch on to receivers and escort them to the sideline. He possesses the...
6

Justin
Walley

CB
Minnesota   Mascot
Minnesota Mascot
185lbs 5-11 4.45 14 101
79.1
Has quick feet and excellent change-of-direction ability, capable of mirroring quickness underneath. Reads receivers' routes and...
7

Jabbar
Muhammad

CB
Washington   Mascot
Washington Mascot
183lbs 5-10 4.52 16 108
78.9
Stays low in his backpedal and shows the click-and-close ability to break up plays in front of him. Muhammad can move well laterally and...
8

Fentrell
Cypress II

CB
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
187lbs 6-0 4.40 17 117
78.5
Comes off the edge on run blitzes regularly. Gives effort to wrap and drag down bigger backs. Good instincts and anticipation reads and...
9

Key
Lawrence

CB
Oklahoma   Mascot
Oklahoma Mascot
204lbs 6-1 4.51 19 136
77.2
Tough in run support and works hard to get off blocks. Hard-nosed player who attacks the run and doesn't back down. He’s tall-framed with...
10

Zy
Alexander

CB
LSU   Mascot
LSU Mascot
188lbs 6-2 4.50 20 149
75.4
Has quick feet and excellent change-of-direction ability, capable of mirroring quickness underneath. Aware in the red zone, stays on the...
11

Noah
Daniels

CB
TCU   Mascot
TCU Mascot
210lbs 6-0 4.42 22 170
73.9
Based on athletic ability and talent Daniels alone would be an easy first-round selection, but the huge elephant in the room is an almost...
12

Davonte
Brown

CB
Miami (FL)   Mascot
Miami (FL) Mascot
185lbs 6-2 4.55 23 175
73.0
Trusts his eyes with very good awareness. Has very good reaction skills to break quickly on the ball. Fluid mover with decent speed and...

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Cornerback

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.
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2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Cornerback

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.