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Morris Claiborne from LSU stated he wants to follow in the footsteps of fellow LSU CB Patrick Peterson and if he does there is no doubt he will be off to a stellar NFL career.
Claiborne is ranked as the top cornerback in the 2012 NFL draft and a potential top-five selection.
When asked what makes him such a star at the NFL Combine he stated his speed helps separate him from other top corners but his technique is what makes him different.
"More of a technician, and trying to funnel the guys instead of getting real physical with them at the line all the time," said Claiborne, who considers himself a better man coverage corner than zone. - NFLDraftScout.com
Called "Mo" for short , he started all 13 games and led the nation in interception return yards with 173. He ranked second in the SEC and ninth nationally with six interceptions.
The Penalty Flag's Mike Presley has Claiborne going to the Buccaneers to replace the legendary Ronde Barber;
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