Round 3 (#82) Ricky Manning Jr, CB (UCLA)

In the 3rd round, the Carolina Panthers traded up to get UCLA's CB Ricky Manning Jr.

Manning is a very smart player who uses his great technique to stay with bigger receivers. He's a little on the small side at 5'9, but is arguably one of the best man to man corners in the draft. If he was a few inches taller he'd be a first or second round prospect. Manning will be given a chance to fight for the nickel spot this year. A smart pick that helps improve the secondary.

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