Cornerback • 5-10, 168
Fort Lauderdale (Plantation HS)
A redshirt freshman who is battling for a top backup role at cornerback entering the fall practice sessions... Selected a co-recipient of the Hustle Award on defense this spring... 1998 - Did not see any game action and was redshirted... Worked with the scout team in the secondary... Prep - One of the state's top DB's in 1997 who received prep All-America honors... Named to National Bluechips Recruiting Service's All-America Team and that publication ranked him among the top 17 cornerback prospects in the nation... Named to PrepStar's All-America Team and that publication ranked him among the top six defensive back prospects in the southeast... Named to the SuperPrep All-America Team and that publication also ranked him among the top 25 defensive back prospects in the country... SuperPrep also ranked him among the top 20 overall players in the state of Florida and among the top five DB's in the Sunshine State... National Recruiting Advisor selected him among the top 20 cornerback prospects in the southeast... Named to Florida's Super Seniors Team ... A three-year starter at cornerback for one of the state's top programs... Posted 17 career interceptions, despite missing most of junior season, with six interceptions, 12 pass breakups and 78 tackles in 1997... High school coach was Frank Helpler... Personal - Born Derrick Renard Corker on June 21, 1979 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida... Parents - Ricky Corker and Sharon Walker... Hobbies include bowling and shooting pool... Favorite magazine is Sports Illustrated... Major - Undergraduate Studies.