Iowa’s Cooper DeJean and Iowa State’s T.J. Tampa ready for NFL Draft

Iowa All-American Cooper DeJean will be the latest Iowa defensive back to be taken in the NFL Draft. DeJean is projected to be taken in Thursday night’s first round in Detroit. Hawkeye defensive coordinator Phil Parker.

Parker says the program has produced so many defensive backs in part because of how they study the game.

Parker on the work ethic players take to the next level.

Iowa State corner T.J. Tampa is projected as a second or third round pick in the draft. Cyclone cornerback coach Hank Poteat says Tampa’s versatility is a strength.

Poteat says Tampa will fit in a lot of different systems at the next level.

Tampa was a third-team All-American this past season.

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