|National Football League Draft Profile|
|Jimmy Smith |
|Selection||27 (27 overall)|
|High School||Colton (Colton, California)|
|2010 All-Big 12 First-Team (coaches) and Honorable Mention (media)... 2009 All-Big 12 Second Team (media) and Honorable Mention (coaches)...Finished Colorado career with 183 career tackles and 16 pass deflections...Allowed just 11 completions in man coverage over final two collegiate seasons (just one of those for a first down)...A big-time athlete with tremendous size and speed (4.42 40-yard) for the corner position...Tremendous confidence...Self-proclaimed shutdown corner who played like it the last two years...Arrested twice for possession of alcohol during early portion of career, but has seemingly matured...Excels in man coverage and as a press corner...Big enough to support the run with good tackling technique...Capable of playing zone...Reads the eye of quarterbacks and breaks suddenly...Staggering closing speed...A complete prospect.|
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