tfydraft:2011 NFL Combine Live Wire: Sunday/CB Quotes

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    Colorado’s Jimmy Smith’s swagger was evident the moment he stepped on the podium. “I’m a big, athletic, physical corner(back),” the 6-2 211-pound defensive back stated. ”I love to press. I have great speed. I have great ball skills. I’m a shutdown corner. ”

    Is there any modesty in there Jimmy? “Yeah it’s in there somewhere,” he grinned.He also mentioned, “I have better ball skills than him (while referencing the comparisons to Nnamdi Asomugha).”

    - Louisville’s Johnny Patrick had his share of up’s and down’s last month at the Senior Bowl in Mobile. The cornerback performed particularly well when the ball was in front of him and he could drive forward. He was beat repeatedly when asked to turn and run against speedy receivers.
    “I don’t see it necessarily as a concern,” he said. “I know I need to improve. It’s something I’m working on right now to get better

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