Is eric stokes a future first round pick as early as aster his junior year?
If I had to pick to bulldog who had the biggest breakout year it would be eric stokes. He was phenomenal every time he got on the field and im glad kirby finally started him toward the end of the year. 9 pass breakups for someone who didn't always start is impressive. I truly believe stokes will be a preseason all-sec pick and have an all american season next year and he has the measurements that NFL teams want to see in corners. He's 6'1 with long arms, track speed, great athleticism, great technique(tremendous development by kirby and the staff) and fluid and explosive hips. He is also great at staying in his receiver's hip pocket as it showed against bama as wr henry ruggs( who will at worst be a 2nd round pick after his junior year) struggled getting separation when stokes was guarding him. In fact, I believe in man coverage stokes only gave up 1 catch against bama and that was just a 10 yard pass caught by smith. The only thing he might be lacking is ball skills but in his defense he has never really had many pick opportunities this year. I believe with a full year starting next year, he will be an all-sec player, an all american and a first round pick next year. What to yall think.