Philadelphia Eagles: 3 Potential surprise picks at number six

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. player. 847. . . . Caleb Farley, Virginia Tech Hokies

The Philadelphia Eagles would be wise in considering Caleb Farley.

At six-foot-two and 210 pounds, Virginia Tech cornerback Caleb Farley has the coveted size, tools, and football brilliance that the Philadelphia Eagles need. Arguably the fastest defensive prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft, Farley is a complete burner with amazing ball skills.

He’s built with a long body, smooth hip movements, and great eye-discipline that make him one of, if not the best defensive back in the draft. Despite being new to the position, the former quarterback diagnoses offensive game plans with ease and reacts in a hurry.

The Philadelphia Eagles have had a canyon-sized hole at cornerback for some time now, and need to add talent asap. Adding the Virginia Tech product to the Eagles’ fumbling defense would give the Birds’ a formidable duo on the outside.

With the bevy of talented wideouts in the NFC East, the Philadelphia Eagles need to find talented players to help them compete moving forward. While some may say the sixth pick is too early to take the Hokies corner, the front office has to pick the best talent. Caleb Farley is definitely one of the best this year.