2012 NFL Draft: 5 Best Fits for Janoris Jenkins

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2012 NFL Draft: 5 Best Fits for Janoris Jenkins
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Fresh off a fantastic workout at the NFL Combine, a handful of NFL teams are intrigued at Janoris Jenkins playing for their defense in 2012. 

Despite Jenkins’s spectacular skill set, questions of his off-the-field activities have reportedly erased his name from several draft boards for the first round. 

A former BCS National Champion and Freshman All-American at the University of Florida, Jenkins ran into trouble with the law three times in Gainesville, including multiple charges for marijuana.

He still has a strong chance to be selected in the first round, though, due to his polished resume as a Gator and his clean sheet of good behavior during his senior stint North Alabama.

At the combine, Jenkins responded to the chatter about his off-the-field misconduct:

"I was honest, straightforward," Jenkins. "Told them I did it. I admitted to everything. I take full responsibility. I learned from it. It made me a stronger person. How to separate myself from certain guys, certain people. In order to be successful at the next level, I can’t do the things that I used to do.’’

One team will dismiss the off-the-field concerns and draft Jenkins. They will be smart for doing so. Here are the five best situations for the talented cornerback.

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