Duke’s Cockrell one of ACC’s top 25 players to watch

Duke’s cornerback Ross Cockrell was unveiled on Wednesday as one of the ACC’s Top 25 Players to Watch for the upcoming season. He came in at number 20.

Cockrell is on the watch lists for the following awards: Jim Thorpe Award, Nagurski Trophy, and the Lott IMPACT Trophy. He was also a preseason All-ACC selection via the following publications: Athlon Sports, Lindy’s Sports, Phil Steele’s College Football Preview, Sporting News, and USA Today.

The redshirt senior is the ACC’s active leader in interceptions and has career totals of 187 tackles, nine interceptions, 29 pass breakups, and five tackles for a loss over 36 career starts.


Check out the video of Cockrell via the ACC Digital Network:


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