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2023 NFL Draft: Devon Witherspoon Ultimate Competitor at CB, But Questions Remain

Illinois cornerback Devon Witherspoon (scouting report) may not be the largest defensive back in the 2023 NFL Draft class, but he has earned rave reviews for the physical way he plays the position and the variety of ways he can use that physicality in different spots on the field. In examining Witherspoon’s tape, former NFL defensive backs Tank Williams and Samari Rolle look at how his competitive nature can help him thrive as an NFL rookie, but discuss how playing for a weaker Big Ten program raises questions about him compared to other top corners in the draft.

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