BEST MAN/PRESS COVERAGE CORNERBACKS 2024 NFL Draft

2024 BEST MAN/PRESS COVERAGE CORNERBACKS

In the realm of collegiate cornerbacks, players like Stephon Gilmore (South Carolina) and Marshon Lattimore (Ohio State) have set historical benchmarks for impeccable man coverage, embodying the archetype of a lockdown corner. Their skills—ranging from exceptional footwork, anticipatory aptitude, and physicality—have transformed them into shadows that receivers couldn’t shake.

Navigate through the metrics and profiles below, and immerse yourself in the world of current college cornerbacks excelling in man coverage. Metrics like pass breakups, interceptions, and opposing QB ratings when targeted provide a holistic view of their ability to nullify the opposing receiver, effectively removing them from the equation on passing plays. Explore, compare, and delve into the statistics and crucial plays that underline why these players are the epitome of man coverage proficiency in college football today.

2024 Cornerbacks ranked by MAN/PRESS

RANK Player Pos Team TACKLING RUN DEFENSE ZONE MAN/PRESS Rating
1

DJ
James

CB
Auburn   Mascot
Auburn Mascot
76 63 94 94
84.4
2

Kool-Aid
McKinstry

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
87 91 91 90
87.7
3

Kris
Abrams-Drain...

CB
Missouri   Mascot
Missouri Mascot
85 68 89 88
84.9
4

Jarrian
Jones

CB
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
57 73 81 87
81.2
5

Kamari
Lassiter

CB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
86 78 83 86
86.7
6

Quinyon
Mitchell

CB
Toledo   Mascot
Toledo Mascot
76 75 88 86
88.4
7

Jaylin
Simpson

CB
Auburn   Mascot
Auburn Mascot
76 62 89 86
82.3
8

Elijah
Jones

CB
Boston College   Mascot
Boston College Mascot
66 66 79 84
79.4
9

T.J.
Tampa

CB
Iowa State   Mascot
Iowa State Mascot
62 79 86 84
86.2
10

Dwight
McGlothern

CB
Arkansas   Mascot
Arkansas Mascot
83 78 90 84
80.2
11

Josh
Newton

CB
TCU   Mascot
TCU Mascot
69 75 77 83
82.5
12

Nate
Wiggins

CB
Clemson   Mascot
Clemson Mascot
63 67 79 82
88.9
13

Cam
Hart

CB
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
63 80 82 82
84.1
14

Kamal
Hadden

CB
Tennessee   Mascot
Tennessee Mascot
69 62 86 82
80.6
15

Cooper
DeJean

CB
Iowa   Mascot
Iowa Mascot
86 87 82 81
89.3
16

Decamerion
Richardson

CB
Mississippi State   Mascot
Mississippi State Mascot
80 80 80 80
75.0
17

Jeremiah
Walker

CB
Stephen F. Austin   Mascot
Stephen F. Austin Mascot
80 80 80 80
67.5
18

Myles
Jones

CB
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
61 63 80 79
76.0
19

Terrion
Arnold

CB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
80 95 87 79
87.8
20

Mike
Sainristil

CB
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
68 78 85 77
85.5