2023 NFL Draft: Every top-10 cornerback's highest-graded season

Tucson, Arizona, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive back Christian Gonzalez (0) against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Projecting a 2023 NFL draft prospect to the NFL isn’t simply about looking at production from the 2022 season, as measurables and career bodies of work also come into play.

Still, it’s interesting to see when some of the best players in the draft had their best season in college football. Here, we look at the top 10 cornerbacks on PFF’s big board and highlight their best season by PFF grade, adding some stats for context.

 Devon Witherspoon, Illinois

Christian Gonzalez, Oregon

Joey Porter Jr., Penn State

Deonte Banks, Maryland

Emmanuel Forbes, Mississippi State

Cam Smith, South Carolina

Tyrique Stevenson, Miami

Garrett Williams, Syracuse

 Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, TCU

 Eli Ricks, Alabama

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