Prospect Profile: Willie Hughley

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Full Name: Willie Hughley School: Florida Atlantic Pos: CB

Ht: 5-10.5 Wt: 175 40: 4.69 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Three-year starter and All-Conference performer who totaled 42/1/9 as a senior. Intercepted five passes as a junior after three as a sophomore.

Pos: Solid cornerback with good ball skills. Fluid moving in reverse, quickly plants on the play and has a burst of closing speed. Easily adjusts or contorts to defend the throw. Reads receivers' eyes and gets his head back around, positioning himself to make a play on the ball.

Neg: Lacks top-end speed and gets beaten down the field. Struggles against large opponents.

Analysis: A potential dime back at the next level, Hughley can be backed off the line of scrimmage or used in a system which employs zone coverage.


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