2018 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about JAIRE ALEXANDER: Louisville, 5102 196 4.39. Junior entry from Charlotte, NC. A two-year starter who only played in six games last season. Has experience in a wide variety of coverages including Cover 2, 4, press 4, 3, press and off man. As a hard corner he shows physical reroute ability with a quick strike with his hands. Maintains balance and can ride a receiver up the field. Very good zone defender with awareness and ability to react to multiple routes in the deep and short outside zones. Does a great job as a hard corner playing under the deep corner route and up to the flat route. Closes voids in zones extremely well and gets in on a lot of plays with the ball in the air. Sudden break and drive on the ball in front of him. Plays a lot of press and bail using a lateral run and lateral shuffle. Wastes steps in pedal at times and in transition but has a good recovery burst reacting to a cut or throw. Sudden break and drive with the ball in the air. In man shows some tightness in his turn and run and can get separated on a vertical route. Again speed and recovery ability to get back in phase is outstanding. Normally focus is on the receiver but occasionally will sneak a peek when out of phase and get beat over the top. Has good ball skills for the pass break and zone awareness puts him in great position. Solid in run support exploding into tackles. Plays off a block with good shed technique. Has some things to improve on but a solid NFL prospect. Will contribute on special teams as a punt returner and cover specialist. 2017 stats: 19 T, 1 TFL, 4 PBU, 1 INT. BTR:left 4.31, right 4.76. OSR:5/41. First round. (A-31 1/8, H-9 1/2, VJ-35, SS-3.98).