espnd:Draft preview series: LSU CB Morris Claiborne

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    March, 12, 2012 Mar 1212:45AM CTEmail Print Comments23By Bryan Broaddus and Tim MacMahonWe begin our draft preview series with a look at LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne.

    Scouts Inc. ranks: No. 1 cornerback, No. 5 overall
    Bio: Won the Thorpe Award and SEC Defensive Player of the Year as a junior in 2011. Recruited as a wide receiver, he moved to cornerback as a freshman and started two seasons for LSU. His 11 interceptions are tied for sixth in school history. His 274 interception return yards rank second in school history. Also returned kickoffs, averaging 26.3 yards with a touchdown on 19 returns.

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    LSU's Morris Claiborne is projected to be the first cornerback off the board.Size: 5-foot-11 1/8, 188 pounds
    40-yard dash: 4.50 seconds
    Vertical leap: 34.5 inches
    Broad jump: 9-foot-10
    20-yard shuttle: 4.12 seconds
    Three-cone drill: 7.01 seconds

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