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Cover 2: LSU WR Jarvis Landry & TCU CB Jason Verrett

Posted May 5, 2014

Cover 2 is a daily look at players on NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah’s top 50 prospects in the 25 days leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft.

The following players who entered the 2014 NFL Draft were ranked in Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 (as of April 1). Click below for a write-up of each duo:

RB Carlos Hyde/RB Bishop Sankey | LB Khalil Mack/TE Eric Ebron | LB Anthony Barr/TE Jace Amaro |
LB C.J. Mosley/TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins | LB Ryan Shazier/LB Chris Borland |
OT Greg Robinson/DE Jadeveon Clowney | OT Jake Matthews/DT Aaron Donald |
OT Taylor Lewan/DT Timmy Jernigan | OT Zack Martin/DT Louis Nix III |
OT Morgan Moses/DT Ra’Shede Hageman | OT Cyrus Kouandjio/DE Kony Ealy |
G Xavier Su’a-Filo/DE Dee Ford | G Brandon Thomas/DE Stephon Tuitt |
QB Teddy Bridgewater/DE Demarcus Lawrence | QB Johnny Manziel/DT Dominique Easley |
QB Blake Bortles/QB Derek Carr | WR Sammy Watkins/CB Justin Gilbert |
WR Mike Evans/FS Calvin Pryor | WR Odell Beckham Jr./FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix |
WR Marqise Lee/CB Darqueze Dennard | WR Kelvin Benjamin/CB Bradley Roby |
WR Brandin Cooks/CB Kyle Fuller | WR Jarvis Landry/CB Jason Verrett |
WR Davante Adams/SS Jimmie Ward | WR Paul Richardson/CB Lamarcus Joyner

Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU, Junior

College stats: Landry was named second-team All-SEC in 2013 after recording 77 catches for 1,193 yards and 10 TDs that included five games with at least 100 yards receiving. Landry caught 56 passes for 573 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore in 2012 after playing in 14 games as a freshman in 2011. His 137 career receptions rank 10th in school history, and he joined Tigers QB Zach Mettenberger, RB Jeremy Hill and WR Odell Beckham Jr. in becoming the first foursome in SEC history that included a 3,000-yard passer, a 1,000-yard rusher and two 1,000-yard receivers.

Combine measurements: Height: 5 feet, 11 inches; Weight: 205 pounds

Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.77 seconds; Bench press: 12 reps; Vertical jump: 28.5 inches; Broad jump: 9 feet, 2 inches

Jeremiah’s ranking: 38th out of the top 50 prospects


Jason Verrett, CB, TCU, Senior

College stats: Verrett was second-team All-America and co-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award in 2013 after recording two interceptions, 39 tackles (31 solo) and 3.5 tackles for loss. He was third-team All-America and first-team All-Big 12 in 2012 when he had six interceptions, 63 tackles (46 solo) and five tackles for loss. Verrett had one interception, 58 tackles (40 solo) and 1.5 tackles for loss as a sophomore in 2011 and was honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference after playing his freshman year in junior college.

Combine measurements: Height: 5 feet, 9 inches; Weight: 189 pounds

Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.38 seconds (tied for second among CBs); Vertical jump: 39 inches (tied for third among CBs); Broad jump: 10 feet, 8 inches (tied for third among CBs); 3-cone drill: 6.69 seconds (third among CBs); 20-yard shuttle: 4.00 seconds (tied for first among CBs)  

Jeremiah’s ranking: 37th out of the top 50 prospects

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