Another Corner in Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns have selected CB Brandon McDonald, Memphis, with their fourth round pick.


The Cleveland Browns have selected CB Brandon McDonald, Memphis, with their fourth round pick. McDonald, a corner will good speed and size, might be a fit as a nickel or dime back, and might get a look in the return game.  Here is the Scout.com profile: 

STRENGTHS
 Closing Speed
 Size
AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT
 Tackling Ability
 Toughness
A good-looking athlete, McDonald has the skills to backup in a zone system or in man-off coverage.

Biography:

Junior college transfer who has started the past two seasons. Led the team in tackles as a senior when he was used at both safety and cornerback, totaling 84/4/4. Junior numbers included 49/3/11 when he lined up at cornerback.

Pos:

Athletic defensive back best facing the action. Fluid moving in all directions, smooth turning his hips and displays good range on the field. Quickly closes to the action showing a burst of speed and gets vertical to defend the pass.

Neg:

Not physical, shies away from contact and senior stats are misleading. Struggles with his back to the action.


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