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Johnthan Banks - NFL Draft Profile

TeamTampa Bay
Round2
Selection11 (43 overall)
PositionCornerback
SchoolMississippi State
YearSR
Born10/03/1989
Height6-2
Weight185
High SchoolEast Webster (Maben, Mississippi)
A unanimous All-SEC First-Team selection by the Associated Press as a senior for Mississippi State...A finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, also named All-SEC First-Team by league coaches in 2012...Named to the 2012 Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, and 2012 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list heading into senior campaign after being AP All-SEC Second Team selection as a junior and a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award...All-SEC performer as a junior when he started all 13 games for the team, resulting in 71 total tackles, 8.0 stops behind the line of scrimmage, nine pass breakups, five interceptions and three forced fumbles...Logged four interceptions as a senior and also returned 14 punts for 123 yards after returning 16 for 166 yards and a touchdown a yearearlier...Has tremendous speed and a nose for the ball, displaying a series of talents that could make him a serious threat at the pro level.


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