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This year’s top NFL draft prospect at cornerback–Morris Claiborne–will need to undergo surgery on his left wrist to repair a torn ligament, according to nola.com
Claiborne said he suffered the injury during LSU’s 9-6 win over Alabama but opted to play the remainder of the season with the injury.
The surgery will be conducted on Friday and shouldn’t hurt his draft stock. He ‘ll likely be selected within the top five picks of the draft.
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Morris Claiborne had a “good” performance at the Scouting Combine, but he wanted to improve at his pro day. He did that and talked about his upcoming schedule, the Vikings and rumors of where he’ll be drafted. Plus, other LSU players were of interest and one of them is scheduled for a Vikings visit.
Morris Claiborne had one individual goal for his performance in front of the NFL scouts and coaches at LSU's Pro Day.
The star cornerback and Thorpe Award winner wanted to lower his 40-yard time from what it was at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis last month.
Claiborne accomplished that as he ran a 4.39 on Thursday, shaving more than a tenth of a second off the 4.5 he ran in...
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According to Bob Sansevere of TwinCities.com, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman seems to not think that an NFL team needs a premiere left tackle to be successful.
There’s a chance that Spielman might pass up USC left tackle Matt Kalil and go with LSU’s Morris Claiborne. The belief is that as time goes on, Spielman might end up going with Claiborne because of how...
Morris Claiborne CB, LSU
Stephon Gilmore CB, South Carolina
Dre Kirkpatrick CB, Alabama
Janoris Jenkins CB, North Alabama
Jayron Hosley CB, Virginia Tech
Josh Robinson CB, Central Florida
Alfonzo Dennard CB, Nebraska
Brandon Boykin CB, Georgia
Leonard Johnson CB, Iowa State
Jamell Fleming CB, Oklahoma
Dwight Bentley CB, Louisiana-Lafayette
Trumaine Johnson CB, Montana