The Oakland Raiders hold the 14th overall pick in April's upcoming 2016 NFL Draft, and many believe that general manager Reggie McKenzie may use the selection to help shore up the defensive backfield.
There's no doubt the Raiders need help in their secondary, even after David Amerson played well after being signed midseason last year. DJ Hayden has struggled to adjust in the NFL, and the Raiders could use another young corner to groom.
Draft experts have linked the Silver & Black to former Ohio State Buckeye Eli Apple, along with Clemson's MacKansie Alexander. And now Alexander's agent has confirmed that his client has met with the Raiders.
Alexander is a confident young corner, even going as far as saying he's the best corner in this draft class.
He's very quick-footed and has great ability to play up close in press-man coverage. He carries the swagger of a confident player, very much similar to Panthers standout Josh Norman.
His great strength at man coverage comes from primarily playing it in college, which means he may struggle to learn zone looks and mechanics in the NFL. Some look at his height as a knock on him, but he possesses great athleticism that helps make up the difference.
The young corner is certainly a player to keep an eye on as the draft process continues.