Brandon Joseph
Brandon Joseph  S  Notre Dame | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Brandon Joseph
Height
6-1
Weight
196
College
Notre Dame
Position
S
Class
Junior
Home town
College Station, TX
88.1/100
Player Rating
7
PositionRank (DB)
4.52
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
29
Passes Defensed
1
Tackles
27
Sol tackles
13

Brandon Joseph S Notre Dame | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Brandon Joseph S Notre Dame
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #31 Position Rank: #7 (DB)
40 time: 4.52 seconds
Height: 6-1 Weight: 196
Overall Rating: 88.1 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
QB Rating When targeted: 68.4
Tackling:
61%
Run Defense:
50%
Coverage:
74%
Zone:
71%
Man/Press:
72%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 1st - Late Position rank: #7
College Games: 33 College Snaps: 1880
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (77/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #165 Pos Rank: #51 State Rank: #121
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (85/100 )
Ovr Rank: #1005 Pos Rank: #83
Draft Profile: Bio
Brandon Joseph attended College Station High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.854, going unranked by ESPN. Following high school, Joseph opted to join Northwestern.

In 2019 as a freshman Joseph saw action in just 2 games and played a total of 13 snaps at Safety for the Wildcats. He recorded only 3 tackles, no assists, while adding 2 stops. In coverage Joseph notched up no pass break ups, no interceptions, and an outstanding QB rating when targetted of .0.

As a sophomore in 2020 he played in 9 games and logged 620 snaps for the Wildcats. He made 39 tackles, 12 assists, and had 13 stops. In coverage he totaled no pass break ups, an impressive 6 interceptions, and an outstanding QB rating when targetted of 2.8.

In 2021 as a junior Joseph played in 12 games and contributed on 816 snaps. He chalked up decent 60 tackles, 20 assists, and added 22 stops. In the secondary Joseph forced 2 pass break ups, 3 interceptions, and gave up a very good QB rating when targetted of 65.9.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Does a good job getting his head around in time when playing with his back to the line of scrimmage. Has the ability to cover quickness underneath.
  • Tracks the ball well downfield and shows good ball skills, including the ability to go up and high-point it in contested-catch situations.
  • His ball skills are very good. Joseph tracks the ball well downfield and has the hands and coordination to come away with interceptions even when Joseph isn’t targeted often.
  • Gives up his body in run support with a very good closing burst.
  • Good strength to tackle. Plays with high energy and is a tough-minded overachiever.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Has very inconsistent tackling technique and too often just throws himself at the lower body of the ballcarrier instead of wrapping up.
  • Plays out of control too often, laying a lot of big hits but also missing a lot of tackles along the way. Joseph also needs to do a better job reading routes when sitting back as a single-high safety.
  • Inconsistent getting off of blocks. Can be a step slow to react when a quarterback comes back to his side of the field late in progression.
  • Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
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How other scouting services rate Brandon Joseph (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
51.8
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
14.0