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Prospect Profile: Stanley Jean-Baptiste

Posted May 2, 2014

Learn more about Nebraska cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste.


In order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2014 NFL Draft, Chargers.com will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on May 8th.

We continue the series with a scouting report of Nebraska’s Stanley Jean-Baptiste.

Name: Stanley Jean-Baptiste
School: Nebraska
Height: 6-3
Weight: 218 pounds
Position: Cornerback

Stanley Jean-Baptiste already has an impressive resume, but he may have the Seattle Seahawks to thank should he continue to rise up boards leading up to the NFL Draft.  After watching the “Legion of Boom” dominate on the way to a Super Bowl championship, tall and physical corners are currently all the rage. 

And that defines Jean-Baptiste to a tee.

At 6-3, 218-pounds, he is an imposing figure in the secondary who excels mixing it up with other tall receivers.  Quarterbacks love lobbing jump balls up, confident that their receiver can out jump the typically smaller defender, but Jean-Baptiste takes that option off the table. He also possesses great hands and usually picks it off when fighting for the ball.

Jean-Baptiste actually enrolled at Nebraska as a wide receiver before converting to cornerback early in the 2011 season. He gradually improved each year before emerging as the Cornhuskers top defensive back in 2013, recording 41 tackles, 12 passes defensed, four interceptions, three tackles for loss and one sack as a senior. He began the season in impressive form, recording an interception in four straight games including a 43-yard pick six against Southern Miss.

Even though he is 6-3, pundits note he could afford to be even more physical in coverage.   He is also relatively inexperienced having only played corner for three seasons.  Still, Jean-Baptiste certainly fits the mold of what an ideal cornerback looks like in the NFL these days.

 

Combine Metrics
40-yard Dash: 4.61
Bench Press: 13 reps
Vertical Jump: 41.5 inches
Broad Jump: 128.0 inches

 

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed above do not represent the opinions or policies of the San Diego Chargers’ front office staff, coaches or executives.




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