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Draft Scout Joe Rankin News
09/12/15 - CB Joe Rankin was waived by the Browns Saturday (Sept. 5) in the cutdown to 53 players.
08/09/15 - The Cleveland Browns signed tight end Manasseh Garner and defensive back Joe Rankin and waived linebacker Darius Eubanks and tight end Kevin Haplea.
Rankin went undrafted out of Morgan State. He participated in the Baltimore Ravens' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis but was not signed. He recorded 13 career interceptions at Morgan State.
08/07/13 - 2013 PRESEASON MEAC ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES/SIDS): DB Joe Rankin, Sr., Morgan State, Germantown, Md.,...All-MEAC Second Team selection in 2012 ... started in all 11 games … ranked tied in the MEAC with 5 interceptions (T-1st), 11 pass deflections (T-4th) to go along with 46 tackles and blocked a field goal … His interception in the season-finale against Hampton gave Rankin his 10th of his career. - Morgan State football
09/04/12 - SEPT 2 MEAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Morgan State CB Joe Rankin (CB, 5-10, 185, Jr., Germantown, Md.) recorded six tackles, five solo, with three breakups as the Bears held on for four overtime periods en-route to a 24-21 victory over Sacred Heart. The junior cornerback picked off a pass in the second quarter and rushed it 72 yards for a touchdown. The interception was the first for a Bear defender since 2010. - MEAC football