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Cornerbacks not easy to project

8/10/2007 - College Football

Every coach in America is looking for that one kid who can line up isolated on an island and shut down an opposing offense's best receiver, but the reality is that those guys are few and far between at every level, including the NFL.

At the high school level, so many cornerback prospects are also safety candidates with limited man-to-man coverage experience at this stage. They are also quarterbacks and wide receivers -- likely the most versatile players on their high school team.