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PFF: Jaylen Hill is a top preseason corner

The undrafted rookie cornerback has made his mark during the preseason so far.

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Ravens undrafted rookie cornerback Jaylen Hill has been making a name for himself during the 2017 preseason. According to Pro Football Focus, Hill has only allowed a 17.3 passer rating against opposing quarterbacks. That ranks 3rd out of 44 cornerbacks who have seen a minimum of five targets.

In 15 balls thrown his way, Hill has only allowed five receptions. Only four receptions came with YAC yardage. Hill also had an interception against the Washington Redskins in the first week of the preseason.

This type of production by an undrafted defender is not alien to Baltimore. In recent years, the Ravens have seen high marks given to defensive tackle Michael Pierce and the recently re-retired middle linebacker Zachary Orr. Hill could become another player that fits that mold.

Hill comes from Jacksonville State University, a school that is comprised by approximately 8,500 in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Gamecocks participate in the Division 1 FCS’ Ohio Valley Conference. During the course of his three-year career with the Gamecocks, Hill totaled 12 interceptions, showing that he could be a playmaker.

Baltimore Beatdown’s Kyle P. Barber interviewed the cornerback last week, after his great game against Washington.

Once again, the Ravens could have stumbled upon a solid contributor as an undrafted free agent.