Top defensive backs still on the board

Some of the best and most dynamic athletes will line up in the defensive back field. These athletes are asked to play various types of coverages affectively. They are also asked to cover various types of athletes whether it be a receiver, a slot back, a tight end, or a running back. They are also asked to line up in space, on and off the line of scrimmage, in press, or off the ball. They are also asked to line up in the box and out of the box.

A great secondary is usually led by a free safety who runs the show in the backend just like a quarterback does on offense. This same unit usually has a lockdown corner who generally travels all over the field with the opponent’s best receiver. The following players are some of the very best defensive backs still available or have not yet committed in the 2017 recruiting class, in no particular order.

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