The Pittsburgh Steelers are ending this week by hosting a few more prospects for pre-draft visits on Friday and both are top-rated cornerbacks.
According to Bob Labriola of steelers.com, the Steelers are hosting Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne and Temple cornerback Rock Ya-Sin for Friday pre-draft visits.
Pre-Draft visitors for the #Steelers on April 5: CB Justin Layne from Michigan State; CB Rock Ya-sin from Temple
— Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola) April 5, 2019
Layne, an underclassman who converted from wide receiver to cornerback during his 2016 freshman season at Michigan state, measured in at this year’s scouting combine at 6016, 192-pounds with 33-inch arms and 9 1/4-inch hands. He ran his 40-yard-dash in Indianapolis in 4.5-seconds and posted a 37.5-inch vertical jump in addition to an 11’2″ broad jump. His short shuttle time at the combine was 4.09-seconds and his 3-cone time was 6.9-seconds.
Layne registered a half of a sack in the 34 games that he played in at Michigan State dating back to 2016 and 4.5 total tackles that resulted in lost yardage. He also registered 3 interceptions to go along with 24 total pass breakups and a forced fumble.
As for Ya-Sin, who played one season at Temple at starting his college career at Presbyterian, he measure in at this year’s scouting combine at 5116, 192-pounds with 32-inch arms and 9 7/8-inch hands. He ran his 40-yard-dash in Indianapolis in 4.51-seconds and posted a 39.5-inch vertical jump in addition to a 10’0″ broad jump. His short shuttle time at the combine was 4.31-seconds and his 3-cone time was 7.31-seconds.
In his entire college career, Ya-Sin registered 7 interceptions and 31 total pass breakups in addition to 142 total tackles. He participated in this year’s Senior Bowl as well.
Layne and Ya-Sin are both considered by many to be top-10 cornerbacks in this year’s draft class.