Ainias Smith
Running Back from Texas A&M 2021 Draft Profile
Ainias Smith
Height
5-10
Weight
190 lbs
College
Texas A&M
Position
RB
Class
Junior
Home town
Sugar Land TX
88/100
Player Rating
5
PositionRank
4.41
FortyYD Time
Rush YDs
293
Rush AVG
6
Rush TDs
4
Receptions
564
Rec YDs
564

Ainias Smith RB Texas A&M Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Possesses quick feet and straight-line speed but doesn't have the elite burst to be a constant big-play threat. Improving patience as a runner, following pulling guards and makes good decisions on his cut.
  • Creative with good vision and patience, quick feet and smooth footwork to easily change direction and make sharp cuts to elude defenders in space. Very good lateral agility; difficult to square-up in tight areas with his smallish frame.
  • Elusive, pogo stick-quick back with excellent initial burst and very good long speed. Gets to top speed quickly. Turns the corner and accelerates smoothly with vision to cut or stop-and-start. Tough enough to attack the hole inside and uses electric lateral agility to avoid. Breakaway threat has improved as a receiver.
  • A balanced runner with good combination of wiggle and lower body strength. Possesses above average initial burst with natural explosion and start-and- stop ability to make guys miss - can turn on the jets in a flash.
  • Flashes initial burst and good lateral quickness to sidestep defenders or bounce runs outside with very good foot quickness. Displays very good feel as an inside and outside runner with above average vision to make sharp cuts - good patience¬∑ and footwork to pick through defenses.
Weaknesses
  • Size will be a detriment between the tackles at the next level. Lacks the strength to push the pile or break off NFL linebacker tackles inside. Can be brought down or knocked back by strong arm tackles. Can be steamrolled by NFL defensive ends or leapt in a single bound by most pass rushers if he attempts to chip block.
  • Does not always read blocks behind pulling guards. May not be big enough to move piles at the next level and has a tendency to bury his head too soon.

How other scouting services rate Ainias Smith (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
93.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
12.0