Fourth Round (Pick No. 122)
Myles Bryant – CB (Washington)
Myles Bryant is a 5-foot-9 corner from Pasadena, California. He’s also just 185 pounds, so he’s not a big corner like Xavier Rhodes or Trae Waynes. Bryant quick and he plays like a bigger corner though. He was a sprinter on the track team in high school and has quite a few accolades as a football player.
Bryant has made a continual progression throughout his college career, so it’s safe to say that he is in line to be a solid corner prospect in the NFL. Since he’s a smaller guy, he may get thrown into a slot role, but he has the physicality one likes to see from an outside corner.
Bryant is very explosive and he has very good quickness. He anticipates passes very well and he can read a quarterback nicely. He’s not afraid to make tackles at full speed. He has very good technique that makes it very hard for opposing receivers to get comfortable in their routes.
With the potential of losing Mackensie Alexander in free agency this offseason, the Vikings landing a player like Bryant in the draft would be huge. He could fill Alexander’s role nicely and hopefully provide better consistency with staying on the field more.