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The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

Posted on: August 27, 2008 12:04 pm



TE- Keith Jackson (Oklahoma) (8 Votes)

OT1- Orlando Pace (Ohio State) (13 Votes)
OT2- Anthony Munoz (USC) (10 Votes)

OG1- John Hannah (Alabama) (13 Votes)
OG2- Dean Steinkuhler (Nebraska) (5 Votes)

C- Dave Rimington (Nebraska) (12 Votes)

Lee Roy Selmon (Oklahoma) (14 Votes)
DT2- (Tie) Bruce Smith (Virginia Tech) (Both With 6 Votes)
                   Randy White (Maryland)

DE1- Hugh Green (Pittsburgh) (12 Votes)
DE2- Julius Peppers (North Carolina) (5 Votes)

OLB1- Jerry Robinson (UCLA) (7 Votes)
OLB2- (Tie) Lavar Arrington (Penn State) (All With 3 Votes)
                      Derrick Johnson (Texas)
                      Junior Seau (USC)

ILB1- Brian Bosworth (Oklahoma) (8 Votes)
ILB2- Mike Singletary (Baylor) (5 Votes)


FS- Kenny Easley (UCLA) (10 Votes)

SS- Ronnie Lott (USC) (6 Votes)

P- Ray Guy (Southern Miss) (10 Votes)

K- Kevin Butler (Georgia) (6 Votes)

Returner 1- Raghib "Rocket" Ismael (Notre Dame) (8 Votes)
Returner 2- Johnny Rodgers (Nebraska) (6 Votes)

Since: May 14, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2008 8:42 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

"Neon"  Deion Sanders
Tommy "Pretty Boy" Casanova
Champ Bailey

Since: Jan 23, 2008
Posted on: August 29, 2008 4:01 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

Charles Woodson  &  Prime Time Deion Sanders

Since: Mar 28, 2008
Posted on: August 29, 2008 12:20 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

Deion Sanders 9, Charles Woodson 8, Tommy Casanova 3, Mike Haynes 3, Shawn Springs 3, Marcus Trufant 2, Champ Bailey 1, Chris Canty 1, Terry Kinard 1, Gordie Lockbaum 1, Chris McAllister 1, Terrance Newman 1, Rod Woodson 1.

Since: Jan 1, 2008
Posted on: August 28, 2008 8:47 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

Charles Woodson and Champ Bailey

Since: Mar 1, 2008
Posted on: August 28, 2008 11:02 am

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

My votes this week go to:

  • Charles Woodson -- Michigan
  • Deion Sanders -- Florida State
  • Marcus Trufant -- Washington State

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: August 28, 2008 10:07 am

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

deion sanders

charles woodson

rod woodson

Since: Nov 16, 2007
Posted on: August 28, 2008 3:38 am

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

This was a position that it was hard to narrow to a Top 20 w/ 10 HM's.

#1 - Deion Sanders (Florida State) Thorpe Winner. Prime Time was the epitome of a shutdown corner in college. Is the greatest athlete in FSU history, according to  Bowden who also called him the biggest star he's ever coached.
#2 - Tommy Casanova (LSU) HOF. Two-time 1st team All-America. Named the greatest DB in SEC history!
#3 - Terry Kinard (Clemson) Two-time 1st Team All-America. Captained 1981 National Championship team. Dominated every WR he played his last two years for the Tigers.
#4 - Mike Haynes (Arizona State) Two-time AA. Smooth operator who made everything look so easy. Never put up gaudy statistics at ASU because opponents rarely threw his way.
#5 - Todd Lyght (Notre Dame) Two-time 1st team All-America. Greatest DB in storied history of Irish football.
#6 - Charles Woodson (Michigan) Only defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy. Was a great player but also benefited from being in the right place at the right time.
#7 - Terrell Buckley (Florida State) Thorpe Winner. Disappointed in the NFL but was awesome at FSU. All-time Seminole Int leader was always making big plays for Bowden.
#8 - Antonio Langham (Alabama) Thorpe Winner. Was amazing for the 1992 National Champions. The greatest corner in Alabama history.
#9 - Rod Woodson (Purdue) Great athlete in football and track, starred for mediocre Boilermaker teams. Very physical with blazing speed.
#10 -Pat Thomas (Texas A&M) Two-time 1st team All-America. Followed up a legendary HS career in Texas with a storied career in College Station, and then made several Pro Bowls with LA Rams.
#11 - Champ Bailey (Georgia) Second only to Casanova as the greatest corner in SEC history.
#12 - Terrance Newman (Kansas State) Thorpe Winner. Brilliant tactician was always in position to make the play.
#13 - Dre Bly (North Carolina) Made 1st team All-America as Freshman and Sophomore, teams simply quit throwing his way his Jr and Sr seasons.
#14 - Aaron Ross (Texas) Thorpe Winner. Followed Mike Huff to give Longhorns back-to-back award winners. Very physical.
#15 - Carlos Rogers (Auburn) Thorpe Winner. Probably the greatest DB in Auburn football history.
#16 - Antoine Winfield (Ohio State) Thorpe Winner. I can't recall ever seeing him out of position, was never fooled.
#17 - Deon Figures (Colorado) Thorpe Winner. Undersized, but always up to the task. Had incredible acceleration and burst.
#18 - Darryll Lewis (Arizona) Thorpe Winner. Shutdown corner for Dick Tomey's "Desert Swarm" defenses.
#19 - Jamar Fletcher (Wisconsin) Thorpe Winner. Small but extremely physical. Took on receivers 6 inches taller and 35 pounds heavier and almost always won the battle.
#20 - Bobby Majors (Tennessee) Last of the legendary Majors brothers to star in Knoxville. Bobby was a shining star in his own right.

Alphabetical HM:
LeRoy Butler (Florida State), Dale Carter (Tennessee), Antoine Cason (Arizona), Aaron Glenn (Texas A&M), Jerry Gray (Texas), Gary Green (Baylor), Malcom Jenkins (Ohio State), Chris McAlister (Arizona), Corey Sawyer (Florida State), Shawn Springs (Ohio State), Marcus Trufant (Washington State), Fred Weary (Florida)

Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: August 28, 2008 3:06 am

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

I should have seen Tommy Casanova - especially since LL had him as one his 3 corners. Doh! There was another player I left off that should have been in there... Eric Turner of the UCLA Bruins.  He was a pretty good cover corner who hit hard and didn't shy away from the open field tackle. He should have been in my initial HM list. Rashean Mathis played his college ball at Bethune-Cookman and should have been in this list as well. He had 14 picks in 2002. I also liked watching undersized corner Jason David of WSU go up against some pretty good Receivers in the PAC10 although to be brutally honest with everyone, he does not belong in this list or in the conversation.

Thanks for taking up the challenge Gator...Well Done.



Since: May 3, 2007
Posted on: August 27, 2008 10:26 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

Primetime Sanders

Charles Woodson

Mike Haynes

Big props for keeping this going!

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: August 27, 2008 6:28 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs Cornerbacks!

  1. Shawn Springs (OSU Buckeyes)
  2. Charles Woodson (Michigan Wolverines)
  3. Deion Sanders (FSU Seminoles)

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