5 defensive standouts on the Steelers radar after the Senior Bowl

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Jarvis Brownlee is a cornerback that could interest the Steelers

One of the biggest risers from the Senior Bowl was none other than Jarvis Brownlee Jr. He is a fifth-year Senior coming out of Louisville. He started off his collegiate career at Florida State. He spent three seasons there with limited production before deciding to transfer. He moved on to play for the Louisville Cardinals.

He had a breakout season in 2022 and had his most productive season in terms of pass deflections and interceptions. He fell off some in terms of production this past year, but his ability was still on full display. The Senior Bowl was the perfect opportunity for him to show NFL scouts in attendance that he can hang with top prospects in this class.

He is a feisty player who is not afraid to play in the dirty areas of football. The Steelers will fall in love with that aspect of his game. He is undersized so that could be an issue for him to remain as an outside corner. Brownlee might be better off moving into the slot cornerback position at the pro level. He is a talented player who should see his draft stock remain on the rise.

If the draft were held tomorrow, Brownlee would likely end up being a day-two selection. He could become a second-round lock if he remains on this track or even gets into the late first-round conversation. The Steelers need another outside cornerback to start opposite Joey Porter Jr. and Brownlee fits the bill for what Pittsburgh wants from their starting corners.