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2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report: S Geno Stone

Big Board ranking: #95

Positional ranking: #9



Position: S

College: Iowa

Class: Junior

Age: 21



Height: 5’10 3/8”

Weight: 207 lbs.

Arm length: 29 1/4″

Hand size: 9 1/8”


Athletic testing

40-yard dash: 4.62 sec.

Vertical jump: 33.5”

Broad jump: 116.0”

Bench press: 12 reps

3-cone drill: N/A

Short shuttle: N/A



High-end football intelligence and instincts. Top-notch play recognition. Phenomenal awareness and anticipation in zone coverage. Reads the quarterback’s eyes. Identifies route combinations. Reliable tackler. Very physical and aggressive at his size. Flies up to make tackles. Excellent overall pursuit. Will deliver big hits when he can. Goes for the ball to force fumbles. Very good ball skills. Great timing to breakup passes. Tough and competitive. Maximizes skillset with smarts and intangibles. Projects as a special teams ace and had experience at Iowa.



Below average size and athleticism. Length is well below average. Limited range in deep coverage. Can break down a bit better in space. Limitations could limit him to work in the box where strength will be tested. Potential liability in man coverage.


NFL comparison

Khari Willis



Overall, Stone is a very instinctual and intelligent strong safety that simply makes plays despite physical limitations in terms of size and athleticism. I think he will be best used in split safety alignments that feature plenty of underneath zone coverage.


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