Ayodele Adeoye
Ayodele Adeoye  DE  Sacramento State | NFL Draft 2024 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Ayodele Adeoye
Height
6-1
Weight
240
College
Sacramento State
Position
DE/EDGE
Class
Senior
Home town
Saint Louis, MO
55.0
Player Rating
69
PositionRank (DL)
4.76
FortyYD Time
Sacks
1
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
33
Sol tackles
12

Ayodele Adeoye DE/EDGE Sacramento State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Ayodele Adeoye DE/EDGE Sacramento State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.76 seconds (66%*)
Overall Rank: #711 Position Rank: #69 (DL)
Height: 6-1 (2%*)
Weight: 240 (3%*)
Weight: 240 (3%*)
Date of Birth: 04/03/2000 Age: 22.9
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.76 seconds (66%*)
Overall Rank: #711 Position Rank: #69 (DL)
Height: 6-1 (2%*) Weight: 240 (3%*)
Age: 22.9 DOB: 04/03/2000
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 55.0 / 100
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Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
54%
Pass Rush:
63%
Run Defense:
66%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #69
College Games: 33 College Snaps: 1095
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 85/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #26 Pos Rank: #3 State Rank: #13
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 95 Stars 247 RATING: 95/100
Ovr Rank: #119 Pos Rank: #6
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.8 (95%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Ayodele Adeoye from IMG Academy High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Adeoye joined Texas after being heavily recruited.

In 2019 as a freshman Adeoye saw action in 13 games and played a total of 584 snaps at linebacker for the Longhorns. He recorded 35 tackles, 11 assists, while adding 17 stops. In coverage Adeoye notched up one pass breakup, one interception, and a disapointing QB rating when targetted of 133.3. As a pass rusher, he added 11 total pressures, which included 8 QB hurries, no QB hits, and 3 sacks on the season.

As a sophomore for the Longhorns in 2020 Adeoye played in 2 games and took part in 37 snaps for the Longhorns. He recorded just 4 tackles, one assist, while adding 2 stops.

In 2021 as a junior Adeoye played in 6 games and contributed on 76 snaps. He recorded just 4 tackles, no assists while making 3 stops.

After season's end Adeoye transferred to Sacramento State where as a senior for the Hornets in 2022 Adeoye played 12 games and took part in 398 snaps for the Hornets. He also added 18 tackles, 14 assists, and 13 stops. As a pass rusher, he tallied 29 total pressures, which included 22 QB hurries, 6 QB hits, and one sack on the season.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Quick off the snap in the pass rush, Adeoye has violent hands and a good feel for working inside counter moves.
  • Adeoye has an excellent feel for working off blockers and knowing how and when to counter as the play goes on.
  • Challenges inside with quickness and strong hands. Run-and-chase defender who can leave a mark.
  • He has decent enough flexibility to bend the edge, and he shows a good closing burst.
  • He’s flexible enough to bend the edge, and he’s at his best when he can use his quickness and change-of-direction abilities to counter back inside.
  • Adeoye can move laterally and chase in pursuit. A tough, violent tackler with a non-stop motor, he also shows good awareness when dropping into coverage.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Lacks functional strength in the pass rush, struggling to disengage and too easily pushed past the pocket.
  • Plays too high when trying to set the edge. His motor is inconsistent.
  • Adeoye could stand to be more violent as a tackler in the run game, as Adeoye too often allows backs to run through his arm tackles. Adeoye also has limited experience dropping into coverage.
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How other scouting services rate Ayodele Adeoye (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
450.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
100.0