Cornerback was a significant need coming into the draft for the Saints and they came away with a big one. In Stanley Jean-Baptiste the Saints now have a 6’3″ corner that will be able to compete with some of the new wave of huge receivers taking the league by storm. Jean-Baptiste is a receiver himself originally but he made the switch to corner during his time in college. Kony...
Selection: Stanley Jean-Baptiste, CB, NebraskaJean-Baptiste is the typical big cornerback that NFL teams are starting to love. He was a late riser in the draft process, and even garnered first round grades from a couple of scouts. I never bought into him going that high, but this range fits him very well. The Saints did an excellent job in getting solid value at a position of need...
Stanley Jean-Baptiste CB Nebraska #16
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Size/Athleticism: Elite height and overall size. Good athleticism for his size, but borderline for the position. Not really a quick-twitch athlete and will struggle...
I reached out to Broncos fans on Twitter, asking what players in the draft they wanted me to break down as a fit for the Broncos. The most requested was Nebraska CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, so that is where I will begin.Scouting Report:Many have placed Stanley Jean-Baptiste in the mold of the Seattle Seahawks corners: big, strong, and physical. I see no reason to doubt that label....
Stanley Jean-Baptiste of the Nebraska Cornhuskers is part of the new defensive back crop of being big framed and extremely athletic.
In his college career he has amassed seven interceptions with an average return of 26 yards per turn over with two touchdowns; so he can quite literately flip the field on opposing teams.
Height: 6-foot-2 5/8
Weight: 218 pounds
Hand Size: 8 5/8
Stanley Jean-Baptiste, CB Nebraska (SR) #16
Height: 6’ 3”
Weight: 220 lbs
2013: 41 total tackles – 1 sack – 4 interceptions – 11 passes defended
2012: 24 total tackles – 0 sacks – 2 interceptions – 9 passes defended
2011: 7 total tackles – 0 sacks – 1 interception – 1 pass defended
Games Watched (via Draftbreakdown.com):
Nebraska vs. Southern Miss...
It's time for your weekly installment of, "Was that really a targeting penalty?"
The rule that has caused a near-weekly controversy sprung up again Saturday.
The Week 7 version -- at least the first one -- comes from the Nebraska-Purdue game, where Cornhuskers cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste was flagged for targeting on this play:
The call was upheld on review,...
The NCAA continues to crack down on monster hits in order to protect its players — today, the Big Ten had its first ejection of the 2013 season when Nebraska’s Stanley Jean-Baptiste was removed from the game after blowing up a Purdue screen play.
You be the judge — does this hit warrant an ejection for targeting?
[Big Ten Network]
Nebraska CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste was just ejected for targeting on this play. Its a big loss for the Huskers to lose their best defensive back like this.
If this is what targeting is, I don’t recognize football anymore.
Stanley Jean-Baptiste breaks up pass in endzone against Southern Miss. (Photo credit:Eric Gregory/Lincoln Journal Star)
After the early scare in the season opener against Wyoming, the Nebraska Cornhuskers looked like totally different team against Southern Mississippi, blowing out the Golden Eagles by a score of 56-13 in Lincoln.
Last week’s game did nothing but further the skepticism...