The Bucs are staying busy because the draft approaches, conducting Prime 30 visits with a number of prospects. On Monday, they introduced in Auburn nook Roger McCreary. At this time, it seems that Nebraska cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt is on web site. Taylor-Britt posted a photograph of the AdventHealth indoor facility on his Instagram story.
With Taylor-Britt, the Bucs proceed to buck the development of taller cornerbacks they’re accustomed to drafting. Many of the corners on the roster are 6-0 or taller, the lone exception being Dee Delaney. Although Taylor-Britt doesn’t have the normal peak Tampa Bay seems for, he possesses good size along with his 31 1/2-inch arms and 76-inch wingspan.
The Nebraska alum is an ideal match for the Bucs protection as properly, excelling in zone protection. Projecting extra as a fringe nook within the NFL, he has the intangibles to additionally play within the slot. However the place Taylor-Britt actually shines is within the run sport. He’s a ferocious tackler that may shed blocks and are available downhill. And the senior has the velocity to stay with faster receivers, operating a 4.36 40 on the Mix.
Taylor-Britt was all around the subject throughout his collegiate profession. His senior 12 months he totaled 51 tackles, 11 cross deflections a sack and an interception. Over his 4 years at Nebraska he racked up 140 tackles, 10 tackles-for-loss, 22 cross deflections, 5 interceptions, 4 pressured fumbles and a pair of.5 sacks. Taylor-Britt was a crew captain final season and made the All-Massive Ten second crew at nook. Additionally, Taylor-Britt was a quarterback in highschool, throwing for over 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns his senior 12 months.
Whereas the Bucs proceed to take a look at all choices within the draft, nook might be a place to observe. Jamel Dean and Sean Murphy-Bunting are free brokers subsequent season and the crew was decimated with accidents final 12 months. Having high quality depth within the nook room is essential for 2022. It additionally doesn’t harm that Taylor-Britt performed at GM Jason Licht’s alma mater.