Much of focus from the media on the Ravens' draft has been centered on two top secondary prospects, Jalen Ramsey and Vernon Hargreaves, but the Ravens themselves are looking at all stages of the draft to find their next great pass defender.
That search starts pretty close to home for the Ravens, as they have former local standout Cyrus Jones on their radar.
Jones, who played high school ball for Baltimore-area Gillman High has found his way back to his football home. Jones was invited to work out for the Ravens at the Under Armour Performance facility this Friday. The Alabama grad grew up rooting for the Ravens and says that playing for Baltimore would be a "dream come true."
Jones would bring shiftiness and speed to the Raven secondary. Standing in at 5-10 and 196 pounds, Jones is definitely a good fit at slot cornerback, an area where the Ravens could certainly use some help. He also is a talented return specialist, leading the FBS with four punt return touchdowns in 2015. As it stands currently, Jones is supposed to go off the board in round three or four, making him an intriguing option for the Ravens. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see Ozzie use one of his four fourth round picks on another fellow Alabama alumnus.