Biography: Four-year starter who finished with 62 tackles/1 interceptions/5 pass breakups as a senior after junior totals of 63/1/14. Posted 75 tackles as a sophomore.
Positives: Underrated cover corner with solid potential for the next level. Displays terrific awareness, plays heads-up football and shows a burst of speed to the action. Effectively reads receivers? eyes and gets his head back around to locate the pass in the air. Displays a burst to the ball out of his plant and gets a hand in to knock away throws. Works hard to defend the run.
Negatives: Loses transitioning to run downfield with opponents. Does not possess top-end speed. At times overmatched by opponents.
Analysis: Mabin has been effective in all facets of the cornerback position at Northwestern. He possesses the instincts and athleticism to line up as a dime back in the NFL.
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