Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors the past two seasons after being named to several All-American teams as a junior. Senior totals included 64 tackles/4 interceptions/9 pass breakups after 57/6/11 the prior year.
Positives: Polished cornerback who displays good ball skills. Fluid pedaling in reverse, stays on the receivers? hip out of breaks and effectively positions himself to make plays on the ball. Displays a burst of closing and recovery speed. Effectively gets his head back around to locate the pass in the air in man coverage situations. Can turn it on in a single step. Quick up the field to help defend the run or screen passes.
Negatives: Gets beaten in battles by receivers on occasion. Does not possess elite downfield speed.
Analysis: Tandy is an underrated cornerback prospect with good cover skills and next level ability. He has the potential to be used in a variety of systems and on film comes across as someone who will help on kick and punt coverage units.
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