Report: Bills met with Syracuse’s Ifeatu Melifonwu at Senior Bowl

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Nothing like a little homegrown-ish talent, right?

According to NYUP, the Bills met with a Syracuse University prospect, cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu, at the 2021 Senior Bowl ahead of this April’s draft:

Melifonwu, a junior, is a defensive back with size at 6-foot-2. According to The Draft Network, he would also best fit in a zone defense such as the one the Bills run under head coach Sean McDermott.

Say no more, right?

Pro Football Focus currently has Melifonwu No. 64 on their top-200 big board, but some mock drafts estimate Melifonwu as high as a late first-round pick. Most currently have him slated somewhere in the second round, or at least, Day 2 of the upcoming draft.

Buffalo has brought in competition at the No. 2 cornerback spot across from Tre’Davious White seemingly every offseason… with mixed results. Perhaps Melifonwu could be a longer term solution.

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