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2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report: S K’Von Wallace


Big Board ranking: #71

Positional ranking: #6

 

Overview

Position: S

College: Clemson

Class: Senior

Age: 22

 

Measurables

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 206 lbs.

Arm length: 31”

Hand size: 9 1/8”

 

Athletic testing

40-yard dash: 4.53 sec.

Vertical jump: 38.0”

Broad jump: 133.0”

Bench press: 18 reps

3-cone drill: 6.76 sec.

Short shuttle: 4.15 sec.

 

Strengths

Versatile strong safety. Solid overall build. Great agility and acceleration. Explosive and athletic. Quick to react. Very good technique in coverage. Stays low and ready to move. Superb awareness/instincts as an intermediate zone defender. Very capable in man coverage out of the slot. Excellent pursuit as a tackler. Tremendous play recognition. Physical against the run. Good form as a tackler. Effective blitzer with great timing off the edge. Tough and competitive. Can be used as a dime linebacker. Has the skillset to be a standout on special teams. High football intelligence and character. Played very well against top competition. Four years of experience for a championship team.

 

Weaknesses

Range is just average as a single-high safety. Sometimes takes a bad angle to tackle in space. Better versatile piece around the line of scrimmage than deep safety. Will allow some underneath separation on shakes/stutters.

 

NFL comparison

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

 

Conclusion

Overall, Wallace is a Swiss Army knife at safety that can play either man or zone coverage and will tackle around the line of scrimmage. He could be a great potential value on Day 2 for a team targeting a versatile defender with the ability to cover the slot.

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