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NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Oklahoma CB Aaron Colvin

04.19.14 at 3:45 pm ET
By will continue to offer daily insight and analysis regarding options that may be available to the Patriots when it comes to the 2014 NFL draft. Here is one is a series of profiles of players who could be on the board when it’€™s time for the Patriots to make a selection.


Position: Cornerback

School: Oklahoma

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 192 pounds

Achievements: 2013, 2012 first-team All-Big 12

What he brings: A good-sized corner, Colvin is a smart, rangy player who can use his length to his advantage. Analysts say he’€™s a willing tackler with good instincts, especially in the run game. Colvin’€™s weaknesses are his average speed and struggles in pass coverage. He could look to add some muscle to his frame. His stock was hurt when he tore his ACL in a practice before the Senior Bowl.

Where the Patriots could get him: Rounds 4-6

Notes: In 2013 Colvin recorded two interceptions and 55 tackles in 11 games. … Before Colvin tore his ACL, ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. had him rated as his fourth-best cornerback. … During the 2011 season Colvin was moved to strong safety, where he led the team in tackles with 84. He was moved back to cornerback in 2012.

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