• Colorado
  • Colorado Buffaloes
    Signed - 2/1/2023

Cormani McClain

  • Pos CB
  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 165

Prospect Info

  • High School Lakeland
  • City Lakeland, FL
  • Class 2023

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98

247Sports Composite®

0.9921

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  • Colorado 85.7%
    6 Med
  • Florida 14.3%
    8 High
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2 evaluations

Evaluated 09/26/2022

Andrew Ivins
Andrew Ivins Southeast Recruiting Analyst

Projection

First Round

Comparison

Tariq Woolen Seattle Seahawks

A new-age cornerback prospect that has a chance to be a difference maker at football’s highest levels given his rare blend of size, length and speed. Started prep career off playing primarily wide receiver before being thrust into action on the defensive side of the ball. Excelled right away as a perimeter defender against top Sunshine State competition picking off nine passes as a sophomore and 10 more as a junior. Still very raw from a technical standpoint, but is athletic enough to carry and cover most vertical routes. Leggy transitions aren’t exactly ideal, but has a knack for putting himself in position to make a play at the catch point and can quickly close gaps with an elite burst. Has experience working in both man and off-coverage. Not one to shy away from contact and is a rather spirited as an open-field tackler, but must improve in the boxing ring if he’s going to settle in as a true bump-and-run corner on Saturdays. Tested off the charts as an underclassman posting a 4.5 in the 40-yard dash to go along with a 128-inch broad jump and a 4.3 in the short shuttle. Will need to eventually add mass to a slender frame and continue to refine footwork/technique once enrolled at the school of his choice, but has one of the highest ceilings in the entire class of 2023 given how he moves –and covers– for someone that’s pushing 6-foot-2. Must learn how to block out mistakes and find some inner confidence once adversity hits, but has the physical makeup of a potential impact player for a College Football Playoff contender and a possible early-round NFL Draft selection if he can keep progressing. Could experience some initial growing pains, but freakish traits are worth molding for the long haul.

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Athletic Background

2022: Transferred into Lakeland for his senior season and helped the Dreadnaughts go 14-0 and capture a state title in Florida's new 4S classification. In 10 games, totaled 16 tackles, 5 PBU, 2 INT and a FF.
2021: Two-way player. Tabbed as The Ledger's 2021 Big School Defensive Player of the Year. Totaled a school-record 10 interceptions, breaking the single-season mark he set as a sophomore. Helped Lake Gibson go 9-4 and reach semifinals of Sunshine State's 7A playoffs. Played in the same secondary as FSU signee Sam McCall.
2020: Got snaps on both offense and defense. Named The Ledger All-County Big School Defensive Player of the Year. Was thrust into action at cornerback due to injury. Ended up picking off 9 passes and totaling 29 tackles in 9 starts. Also totaled 468 receiving yards on the other side of the ball for a Lake Gibson team that went 11-2 and made deep run in 6A state playoffs.
-Andrew Ivins

Skills

  • - Hips 10
  • - Ball Skills 10
  • - Size 10
  • - Instincts 9
  • - Tackling 9
  • - Change of Direction 9
  • - Physicality 8
  • - Speed 8
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16 5 1 2
16 5 1 2
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