SEC once again features top corners

Updated: September 13, 2011, 12:30 PM ET
By Steve Muench

The SEC is widely considered the most talented conference in the nation, and for good reason. Four of the five top picks in the 2011 draft played in the league, and an SEC defensive back has been taken in the top 10 in three of the last five drafts.

So which conference cornerbacks could hear their names called early in 2012? Here's a look at four who could come off the board in the first three rounds and how they compare to each other. Draft-eligible underclassmen are noted with an asterisk.