Here’s a look at the top sophomore cornerback prospects entering the 2010 season.

1. Stephon Gilmore, South Carolina – Not every true freshman who enrolls early sees immediate dividends, but Gilmore and the Gamecocks reaped the rewards from Gilmore’s spring football participation. From day one he proved to be one of the top all-around cornerbacks in the SEC, just as capable of making an impact play against the run as he is the pass. The South Carolina native finished fifth on the club with his 56 total tackles, including 38 solo stops. He’s as physical as they come with six of those tackles coming in the offensive backfield, three of which were sacks as Steve Spurrier took full advantage of his deft blitzing skills. Gilmore also had a pair

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