Draft Profile: Deandre Baker (CB, Georgia)



Deandre Baker, CB, Georgia
HT 5’11 WT: 185 lbs

– Jim Thorpe Award (2018)
– Consensus All-American (2018)
– First-Team All-SEC (2018)
– Coaches 2nd Team All-SEC (2017)
– Rose Bowl Champion (2018)
– SEC Champion (2017)

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– Can play man, off man and zone coverage
– Route recognition
– Excellent with the ball in the air

– Struggles against elite speed
– Some off field concerns
– Penchant to grab when beaten

Deandre Baker is projected as a 1st round pick. It is hard to pinpoint exactly where he would be drafted but a 1st round grade is appropriate for his skill set. I could however see him easily falling into the 2nd round.