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Dolphins select Tankersley to play corner

By PFF Analysis Team
Apr 29, 2017
Miami Dolphins Cordrea Tankersley

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CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 03: Cordrea Tankersley #25 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after a play against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during their game at Clemson Memorial Stadium on October 3, 2015 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
  • With the 33rd pick of the third round (97th overall), the Dolphins selected CB Cordrea Tankersley from Clemson.
  • Tankersley finished ninth among draft-eligible cornerback with an 87.5 overall grade in 2016, and led all ACC corners with an 86.7 coverage grade.
  • Tankersley allowed just 0.65 yards per cover snap last season, the best mark of any draft-eligible corner in the ACC, and allowed just one touchdown on 465 snaps in pass coverage.

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