Sep 6, 2014; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (14) runs down the field against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports
Seattle Seahawks CB’s To Watch For The Draft
4) Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon
Following in the footsteps of former Duck and Seahawk, Walter Thurmond, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu was set to become a lock for day two of the draft, and possibly even day one before blowing out his knee.
He is a quick-twitch athlete who plays with great instincts, one of those guys who just flies around and makes plays. If you watch an Oregon game, he will always be in the screen.
Like many players who play with their instincts, Ekpre-Olomu will occasionally get caught gambling or watching the QB too much and lose his assignment. He also tends to get grabby, garnering a lot of penalties, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing in the Seahawks’ defense.
The biggest downside however, is that he’s a Duck. And although he has good quickness and foot speed, he is no match for John Ross III!
He will be likely be a mid-round pick, like Thurmond was. I’d guess he gets taken late in the third round.
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