If you're not familiar with the name Quinten Rollins, that's not all that surprising. If you've been following the coverage leading up to the draft, and/or follow MAC football, then you're likely very familiar with the name.
Rollins was the MAC Defensive Player of the Year last season. While that's great, if you're not familiar with his story, then that isn't all that noteworthy. That is, until you factor in that he hadn't played competitive football for four years, when he was a senior at Wilmington High School.
The local Ohio product was a three-time all-state selection in basketball, and committed to play basketball at Miami University. He played all four years at Miami and with a year of eligibility left, decided to give football another go. That turned out pretty alright, as I mentioned previously, he was named MAC DPoY.
There has been a lot of buzz leading up to the draft around Rollins, and rightfully so. His basketball game quickly and seamlessly transitioned to his football game. He shows great instincts, which can be expected from someone who notched over 200 career steals, something only 14 other MAC players have ever achieved. His combine numbers weren't off the charts, but showed enough to turn heads.
Enter the Browns. Their heads must have been turned as according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, the Browns are one of four teams who have scheduled a visit with Rollins.
Cleveland will be looking to add some further depth to the cornerback position via the draft. Adding Tramon Williams will help recoup some depth lost by Buster Skrine leaving. However, there's still a lot of questions with Justin Gilbert and Pierre Desir to believe that the Browns will go into camp as is at corner.
Adding a player like Rollins would make sense for the Browns. Assuming Tramon Williams will start opposite of Joe Haden, the Browns would have Gilbert and Desir likely behind those two. Putting a guy like Rollins in that mix would be an ideal scenario as Rollins clearly needs further experience, but has a ton of upside.
During the Combine, Mike Mayock of NFL Network said of Rollins, "he's going to go higher than people think." Mayock believes he'll likely be a second or third round pick. Obviously the Browns are doing their due diligence, but I'd be surprised to see them draft a corner in the second round, but you never know. If he's there in the third round, that could be an intriguing pickup.