4 Day 2 cornerbacks the NY Giants can target in the NFL Draft

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2. Julius Brents, Kansas State

Julius Brents could very well be one of the more underrated cornerbacks in this year's class. While spending two seasons at Iowa, and another two at Kansas State, Brents developed into a strong talent at the position. Now heading into the NFL, he could be set to make an impact early in his career. Brents spent the first three seasons of his collegiate career at Iowa. Over this stretch, he appeared in seven games, totaling nine solo tackles, 17 total tackles, four defended passes and one interception.

Following his transfer to Kansas State in 2021, Brents took his game to a new level. In 2021, he appeared in 13 games. He finished the season recording 41 solo tackles, 49 total tackles, three tackles for loss, two defended passes, and one interception.

After his breakout campaign in 2021, Brents followed it up with an even stronger 2022 season. While setting career highs in nearly every category, he looked elite. In total, he recorded 45 total tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, four defended passes and four interceptions.

If the Giants are looking to add a big cornerback to the secondary, Brents would be just that. At 6'4", he is one of the taller corners in this year's class. With this size, he has often given opposing wide receivers problems. Along with this size, he has speed that makes him difficult to beat.

At his size, some believe that Brents could also make the move to safety if needed. With this versatility, and his ability to impact the game, he could be a potential option for a Giants secondary that is in need of depth.