Definition of cornerback
: a defensive halfback in football who defends the flank
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Alexander, a junior cornerback, tallied 104 votes and was joined by Florida State's Tarvarus McFadden at his position.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman doesn’t hold back in explaining his beliefs that traditional sports media outlets fail to accurately cover pro sports.
As a junior cornerback, Ben put his stamp last year on the Cooney legacy.
To be decided in camp Second-year cornerback Zack Sanchez was brought in during the 2016 draft with Worley and Bradberry.
That OSU secondary will be replacing two key pieces in cornerback Treston Decoud and safety Devin Chappell, but returns 2016 Freshman All-American Xavier Crawford and mainstay Brandon Arnold.
Perkins, rated a three-star cornerback by 247sports, also plays wide receiver and on special teams.
Carolina Panthers cornerbacks James Bradberry, left and Daryl Worley, right, run through a drill at practice.
In quite possibly the most extreme display of athletic over-achievement to date, Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright took an eight-hour Uber from Chicago to Buffalo, New York, to make it on time to a voluntary team practice.
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