Jeffrey Okudah - Ohio State

Height/Weight - 6'1/205

Age/Birthday - 21 Years Old, (February 2, 1999)

Combine Results - 40-4.48, Vert-41.0", Broad-135.0"

Class - Junior

Conference - Big Ten East

NFL Draft Projection - Round 1

College Stats -

2019 - 28 (Solos)/6 (Assists)/1.0 (TFL)/0.0 (Sacks)/3(INT)/9(PD)

2018 - 24 (Solos)/8 (Assists)/0.0 (TFL)/0.0 (Sacks)/0(INT)/8(PD)

2017 - 12 (Solos)/5 (Assists)/0.0 (TFL)/0.0 (Sacks)/0(INT)/1(PD)

NFL Player ComparisonJalen Ramsey, Jessie Bates

Current ADP -  (Rookie Drafts),  (Start Ups)

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Player Notes Pros

  • Exceptional man coverage skillset, lightning quick feet, oily hips, athleticism to mirror

  • Willing to crowd routes early, leverage the release & make the receiver’s route difficult

  • Outstanding recovery speed which helps him overcome occasional calculated guesses

  • Showcased the ability to locate the football & make aggressive plays on it

  • Aggressively plays through the receivers hands then keeps raking at the football

  • Featured in variety of coverage techniques that'll help him easily adjust at the next level

  • Demonstrates very good reactive athleticism while playing in man coverage role

  • In the run game, he is a willing tackler who will come up & be an effective participant 

  • On backside zone coverage as force player showed no hesitation to fulfill responsibilities

  • Good efficiency on perimeter as wrap up tackler, in press man coverage has good length

  • Easily opens his hips, stays on top and runs upfield with receivers on a 9 routes

  • In off man, demonstrates good foot quickness, quickly closes separation at top of routes 

  • Shows flashes of being a very good re-router at or near the line of scrimmage

  • In zone, easily passes off routes, demonstrates good understanding of route combo's

  • Teams will like him as starting CB due to size/speed combination, agility & ball skills

 

Player Notes Cons

 

  • Would like to see him get hands more engaged in press coverage to jam and re-route

  • Demonstrated instances of locking his eyes in the backfield while in man coverage

  • Needs to do a better job of disguising man coverage vs. zone coverage at the LOS 

  • At times allows the QB to get a distinct pre snap read off his alignment alone