BEST MAN/PRESS COVERAGE CORNERBACKS 2024 NFL Draft

2024 BEST MAN/PRESS COVERAGE CORNERBACKS

In the realm of collegiate cornerbacks, players like Stephon Gilmore (South Carolina) and Marshon Lattimore (Ohio State) have set historical benchmarks for impeccable man coverage, embodying the archetype of a lockdown corner. Their skills—ranging from exceptional footwork, anticipatory aptitude, and physicality—have transformed them into shadows that receivers couldn’t shake.

Navigate through the metrics and profiles below, and immerse yourself in the world of current college cornerbacks excelling in man coverage. Metrics like pass breakups, interceptions, and opposing QB ratings when targeted provide a holistic view of their ability to nullify the opposing receiver, effectively removing them from the equation on passing plays. Explore, compare, and delve into the statistics and crucial plays that underline why these players are the epitome of man coverage proficiency in college football today.

2024 Cornerbacks ranked by MAN/PRESS

RANK Player Pos Team TACKLING RUN DEFENSE ZONE MAN/PRESS Rating
1

DJ
James

CB
Auburn   Mascot
Auburn Mascot
76 63 95 95
84.4
2

Kool-Aid
McKinstry

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
87 91 91 90
87.7
3

Jarrian
Jones

CB
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
57 73 82 88
81.2
4

Kris
Abrams-Drain...

CB
Missouri   Mascot
Missouri Mascot
84 67 88 87
84.9
5

Kamari
Lassiter

CB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
86 78 83 86
86.7
6

Quinyon
Mitchell

CB
Toledo   Mascot
Toledo Mascot
76 75 88 86
88.4
7

Jaylin
Simpson

CB
Auburn   Mascot
Auburn Mascot
76 62 88 85
82.3
8

Josh
Newton

CB
TCU   Mascot
TCU Mascot
70 77 78 84
82.5
9

T.J.
Tampa

CB
Iowa State   Mascot
Iowa State Mascot
62 79 86 84
86.2
10

Nate
Wiggins

CB
Clemson   Mascot
Clemson Mascot
63 67 79 82
88.7
11

Kamal
Hadden

CB
Tennessee   Mascot
Tennessee Mascot
69 62 86 82
80.6
12

Dwight
McGlothern

CB
Arkansas   Mascot
Arkansas Mascot
81 76 87 82
80.2
13

Cam
Hart

CB
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
62 79 81 81
84.1
14

Cooper
DeJean

CB
Iowa   Mascot
Iowa Mascot
86 87 82 81
89.3
15

Myles
Jones

CB
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
62 64 80 80
76.0
16

Jeremiah
Walker

CB
Stephen F. Austin   Mascot
Stephen F. Austin Mascot
80 80 80 80
67.5
17

Terrion
Arnold

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
80 95 87 79
88.7
18

Mike
Sainristil

CB
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
68 77 84 77
85.5
19

Ennis
Rakestraw Jr...

CB
Missouri   Mascot
Missouri Mascot
82 89 87 76
87.3
20

Chau
Smith-Wade

CB
Washington State   Mascot
Washington State Mascot
57 62 78 75
82.3