Jalen Ramsey is the NFL's next super freak, a defensive back with ideal size (6-foot-1, 209 pounds), sprinter speed (4.41 40 time) and ready-made physicality. Corner? Safety? Nickel? I don't care where you play him; just get this guy on the field and coach him up. He's going to be a star.
But as we discussed Thursday when breaking down the best fits for top offensive prospects, some teams mesh Ramsey's skill set better than others. Which coaching staff can get the most out of the Florida State product who just put on an athletic clinic during the NFL combine in Indianapolis?
Here are the teams that give some of the top defensive prospects in the 2016 NFL draft the best chances to succeed in Year 1.
CB/S Jalen Ramsey: Titans
The Titans need to forget about perceived positional value and pick Ramsey No. 1 overall. He is the top overall player in this class, and he has an extremely rare skill set. The former Seminole has pro size, speed and leaping ability that scouts dream of (41.5-inch vertical, 11-foot-3-inch broad jump). Ramsey's combination of coverage skills and physicality makes him a unique chess piece the Titans can build around in their secondary. The key here? Don't pigeonhole Ramsey based on a specific position. He can play cornerback or safety. He can roll down over the slot or blitz as a dime defender. Just put him in a position to make plays at the point of attack. Like any young defensive back, he has to make the transition. There will be a learning curve on the field, and the Titans would have to ride that wave his rookie season. But working with assistant defensive backs coach Steve Jackson in Tennessee, the best teacher I've been around, Ramsey can develop into an All-Pro. He's a special player.
Honorable mention: Chargers, Cowboys, Jaguars