2014 NFL Draft: Defensive Back Prospects The Kansas City Chiefs Should Be Scouting

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Jan 25, 2014; Mobile, AL, USA; North squad defensive corner Pierre Desir of Lindenwood (30) celebrates after an interception against the South squad during the second half of a game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. South defeated the North 20-10. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Pierre Desir, Corner Back, Lindenwood

Desir grew up in Haiti where he played the game of soccer for most of his life. His soccer skills have helped transition into his football skills, making him one of the better overall athletes at corner in this years draft.

The 6’1, 195 pound corner is projected to fall somewhere between the third and fourth round according to NFLDraftscout.com, making him an intriguing prospect for the Chiefs. As mentioned before, soccer has helped this kid in the fluidity of his lower body which is a skill that is crucial when playing corner back at the next level.

Desir dominated lesser competition in college, having played for two local schools in Washburn and Lindenwood. He’s considered a raw prospect because he needs technique work, but his size and athleticism might be too much for some teams to pass on. As the Seahawks have shown, bigger athletic corners are the way to go.