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2015 NFL Draft Results: Denver Broncos select CB Lorenzo Doss in 5th round

In what appears to be a BPA selection, the Broncos select CB Lorenzo Doss from Tulane.

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Smooth trigger with limited stall at the top of his backpedal when firing forward. Can gather himself quickly to change direction. Takes few false steps and is able to sink hips and hit brakes quickly when called on. Former high school wide receiver with reliable hands and outstanding balls skills. Looks to attack the throw as often as he can and is rarely outmuscled on 50/50 balls. Has 15 career interceptions in three years, including two for touchdowns in 2013. Above-average instincts and feel for what quarterback will look for on third down. Athletic with the hips and feet to act on instincts and ball skills. Called a "workaholic" by teammates. Plays through pain and rarely misses practice.


Fell in love with the "big play" after 2013 and took too many chances in 2014. Desire to challenge every throw leads to undisciplined, lazy technique at times. Plays tall in backpedal. Takes aggressive, high-risk angles in attempt to undercut throws and make the interception. Will likely always be a feast or famine cornerback as a pro. Gets too committed to recover effectively against a double move. Relies on grabbing and downfield mauling that won't be allowed in NFL. Atrocious outing vs. Rutgers, giving up six catches for 162 yards and three touchdowns. Inconsistent play speed on tape. Inconsistent demeanor in run support. Can be bullied by bigger wide receivers at the point of attack.


Doss was a ball-hawk coming up with 15 career INT. As far as where he fits in the secondary? It gives you a rotation of Harris Jr., Talib, Roby, Webster, Carter, and Doss. That is a very deep rotation and the rookie will have to earn his spot.

Broncos 2015 Draft Picks
Rd Pk Player Pos Ht Wt College Scouting Report
1 23 Shane Ray DE/OLB 6'3" 245 Missouri Scouting report
2 59 Ty Sambrailo OT
Colorado State
Scouting report
3 92 Jeff Heuerman
Ohio State
Scouting report
4 133 Max Garcia C 6'4" 309 Florida Scouting report
5 164 Lorenzo Doss CB 5'10" 182 Tulane Scouting report
6 203 Darius Kilgo DT 6'3" 319 Maryland Scouting report
7 250 Trevor Siemian QB 6'3" 220 Northwestern
7 251 Taurean Nixon CB 5'10" 183 Tulane
7 252 Josh Furman S 6'1" 210 Oklahoma State