Josh Jackson, CB, Iowa

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It only took one season as a starter for Josh Jackson to launch himself into the first-round conversation.

He converted from wide receiver to cornerback for his sophomore year at Iowa, then exploded for eight interceptions, 18 passes defended and two defensive touchdowns in his junior season, as well as a small dose of punt return duties.

His above-4.5 40 times are about a tenth of a second too high for some scouts, but the 6-foot-1 corner should still get plenty of looks in the latter half of the first round.

PRODUCTIVITY SCORE: 114.7 | ATHLETICISM SCORE: 105.7 | AGE SCORE: 110.5

FINAL SCORE: 110.3

TOP 40 OVERALL DRAFT PROSPECTS

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