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Eight things to know about Ravens first-round draft pick Marlon Humphrey

Eight things to know about Ravens first-round draft pick Marlon Humphrey

By now you know the basics about Marlon Humphrey, the Ravens' top draft pick. The cornerback, taken No. 16 overall Thursday night, is big, fast and aggressive. He comes from Alabama, same as 2014 first-round selection C.J. Mosley.

He's also a former track star, the son of a Crimson Tide legend and among the ever-growing number of athletes who tweeted midgame, only to have an excuse. Here's what you didn't know you absolutely needed to know about the face of the Ravens' rookie class:

1. Humphrey's football career has gone according to plan.

Seven years ago, he wrote down

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