Carrington Byndom a breakout player?

February, 27, 2012
2/27/12
3:45
PM ET

KC Joyner of ESPN Insider looks at potential defensive breakout players for next season Insider and includes Texas cornerback Carrington Byndom. Here's what he wrote about Byndom.

Two of the cornerstones of [Texas' secondary], cornerback Quandre Diggs and safety Kenny Vaccaro, made the official Big 12 all-conference rosters, but Byndom may actually have been the best player in the Texas defensive backfield.

Byndom allowed only 54 net yards on 19 targets against Justin Blackmon and Jeff Fuller last season, two of the best pass catchers in the Big 12. His 6.2 yards per attempt (YPA) allowed total was better than the YPA marks posted by Alabama Crimson Tide cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (6.6) and LSU Tigers cornerback Morris Claiborne (7.5), two coverage specialists who will likely end up selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

What do you think?

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

Longhorn Trio Share Experience with Concussions
In the wake of David Ash's concussion battle, Tre' Newton, Nolan Brewster and Kendall Thompson discuss their experiences with sustaining concussions and the subsequent decisions they made for their careers and individual health.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video