2018 Cardinals Draft Profile
Name: Blace Brown
Projected: 3rd-4th round
Blace Brown is a lanky ball hawking cornerback out of Troy. Brown’s uncle is NFL legend Herschel Walker. The cornerback has 11 interceptions over the last two seasons after moving over from wide receiver.
Brown offers the talent and potential to be a solid second cornerback for the Cardinals. The Troy product is a ball hawk who is not afraid to help against the run. He is comfortable in zone and playing man to man coverage. Brown is an excellent option in the middle of the draft to possibly solve the problem of a bookend cornerback to Patrick Peterson.
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Brown has a good height to him and plays tall. He is a former receiver who shows solid ball skills and anticipation as seen by his 11 interceptions in two seasons. Brown does well to stay with receivers. He shows a willingness to make tackles against the run. Shows great potential to get better at position quickly.
While tall, he is light and struggles at pressing on the line of scrimmage. Will sometimes get caught looking into the backfield. Will need to get stronger in order to cover larger receivers and play along the line of scrimmage.