With the 81st pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected LSU cornerback Cordale Flott.
Here is everything you need to know about the new member of Big Blue:
Weight: 175 LBS.
2021: Started 10 games (primarily played nickel)
2020: Career-high 43 tackles & 4.5 TFL
Two-year starter in the secondary for the Tigers .. Versatile player who lined up a cornerback, nickel or safety during his three years at LSU … Appeared in 35 games with 21 starts … Capped career with 99 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss (-21), 11 passes defended and an interception … Opted to forgo senior season and entered the 2022 NFL Draft.
NFL.COM SCOUTING REPORT
- Tall with long arms.
- Battles his tail off, play in and play out.
- Gains ground quickly from his backpedal.
- Easy hip swivel helps to transition in any direction.
- Runs well and makes up ground quickly from behind.
- Twitch and slap talent to disrupt the catch.
- Plays with good discipline in zone coverages.
- Active and willing to support the run from the slot.
View photos from third round pick and former LSU cornerback Cor'Dale Flott.
JUNIOR SEASON (2021)
Played in 11 games with 10 starts … Finished with 41 tackles and an interception … Tied season-high with 8 tackles and first career interception in road win over Mississippi State … Added a forced fumble against Mississippi State that led to a first quarter touchdown for the Tigers … Followed that with 6 tackles and a pass breakup against Auburn … Tallied 6 tackles against Arkansas.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020)
Started all 10 games in the secondary as a sophomore … Joined Ali Gaye and Jacoby Stevens as the only players on defense to start all 10 games for the Tigers in 2020 … Capped year with 43 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups and a forced fumble … Opened season with seven tackles against Mississippi State … The following week had four tackles, including a pair of tackles for 11-yards in losses, in win over Vanderbilt … Other tackles for losses came against Missouri and Texas A&M … Against the Aggies, had career-best eight tackles and two pass breakups … Forced a fumble to go with five tackles and a tackle for loss against Missouri.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Played in 14 games with one start as a true freshman in 2019 … Had 15 tackles, four passes defended and one quarterback hurry … Start came at the nickel position in win over Ole Miss … Had career-best five tackles in win over Ole Miss … Broke up passes against Northwestern State, Alabama, Ole Miss and Arkansas … Saw action against Clemson in national title game.
A prospect who has length and the ability to move well and change direction … Humble athlete who has been described as "smothering" with his defensive play … A three-year starter for Saraland High School who helped his team to the Alabama Class 6A State Championship Game by playing both wide receiver and cornerback … Three stars from ESPN, Rivals and Scout … Listed as the nation's No. 44 overall cornerback and ranked as the 294th-best prospect in the region by ESPN … Ranked No. 503 overall by 247Sports and the No. 51 cornerback and No. 18 recruit in the state of Alabama … No. 14 on the A-List by AL.com … Recorded 31 tackles, three forced fumbles, six PBUs and one interception as a senior in 2018 … Added 180 yards on 12 carries with two touchdowns and recorded 28 receptions for 502 yards and one touchdown … Compiled 54 tackles, 20 PBUs and two interceptions as a junior in 2017 … Invited to compete in the Alabama- Mississippi All-Star Game … Played for head coach Jeff Kelly at Saraland High School … Has an older brother and a sister … Brother, WyDale, is a defensive back at Southern Miss, cousin Bobby Flott plays football at South Alabama and cousin Velus Jones is a wide receiver at Southern Cal.