Cortez Allen   #28 CB

Height: 6-1   Weight: 196   Age: 25

Born: 10/29/1988 San Diego , CA

College: The Citadel

Experience: 4th season

High School: North Marion HS [Citra, FL]

TCKL

51

SCK

0.0

FF

0

INT

2

Draft 2011

Pick No.128

Selected By: Pittsburgh Steelers

Round: 4

Pick (Overall): 31 (128)

Pick Analysis: Allen is blessed with the physical tools (great size) to eventually become a backup corner for a press-heavy team but is a raw prospect lacking the natural coverage instincts to develop into a starter. Very capable of jamming receivers at the line but can struggle to mirror once in a trail position. Utilizes his length and reach to rack up the pass break-ups and extend for difficult INTs but needs to show more aggressiveness on jump balls and when taking on blockers against the run. Instincts and awareness need to be developed.

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  1. 2011 combine workout: Cortez Allen

    Published: March 8, 2011 at 08:08 p.m.

    Watch Citadel defensive back Cortez Allen perform at the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.

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