The next guy we will look at in our review of Arizona Cardinals undrafted rookies is cornerback Trevon Hartfield. He is a guy that is hard to find things on. He comes from a very small school.
Hartfield is a 6-0, 195-pound cornerback who went to three different schools. He played one season at Division II Southwestern Oklahoma State and was named a first-team All-Great American Conference selection in 2015. He led the league and set a new conference record with 25 passes defensed and added a team-best five interceptions while ranking third on the team with 73 tackles. He previously played football at Southern Nazarene University from 2011-12 where he was an all-league kick returner in 2011. He initially played basketball for one year at Northern Oklahoma following high school in 2010.
So we know this -- he was one of the best against lesser competition. He has ball skills. He can return kicks.
He measured 6-0 and weighed 186 pounds at his Pro Day in March. He ran a sub-4.5 40 and can run it as fast as 4.4 second. He ran the three-cone in 7.12 seconds. His vertical was 32.5 inches. His broad jump was 10-2. He put up 19 bench press reps of 225 pounds.
He has the physical attributes the Cardinals want.
Optimum Scouting believes he has a good shot at the practice squad.
The Cardinals drafted two cornerbacks and added another in besides Hartfield in free agency, but Hartfield still has a great opportunity to stick on the team's practice squad. Playing with plus physicality and having the bend to turn and run, he's a corner worth developing for a team that covets depth at the position.
He believes his "size, and physicality, along with my speed" sets him apart from other corners. He compares himself to Patrick Peterson -- who is now his teammate.
Here are some highlights:
Could he compete for the final roster? It would seem unlikely. But perhaps the practice squad, with his physical attributes.