Charles Woods
Charles Woods  CB  West Virginia | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Charles Woods
Height
5-11
Weight
193
College
West Virginia
Position
CB
Class
Senior
Home town
Dallas, TX
60.0/100
Player Rating
102
PositionRank (DB)
4.48
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
Tackles
7
Sol tackles
7

Charles Woods CB West Virginia | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Charles Woods CB West Virginia
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Outside Zone CB
Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.48 seconds (57%*)
Measurables:
Height: 5-11 (41%*) Weight: 193 (51%*)
Forty: 4.48 (O) (57%*)
0% 100%
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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ROLE: Outside Zone CB
Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.48 seconds (57%*)
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 5-11 (41%*) Weight: 193 (51%*)
Forty: 4.48 (O) (57%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 60.0 / 100
Average rating of opposition Offense player has faced
Offense Rating:
78%
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QB Rating When targeted: 75.0
Tackling:
62%
Run Defense:
74%
Coverage:
78%
Zone:
73%
Man/Press:
76%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA
Overall Rank: #469 Position rank: #102
College Games: 48 College Snaps: 2250
Draft Profile: Bio
Following high school, Woods opted to join Illinois State.

In 2018 as a freshman Woods saw action in just 3 games and played a total of 33 snaps at cornerback for the Redbirds. He recorded only 3 tackles, one assist, while adding one stop. In coverage Woods notched up no pass breakups, no interceptions, and an unimpressive QB rating when targetted of 118.8.

As a sophomore in 2019 he played in 15 games and logged 926 snaps for the Redbirds. He made 39 tackles, 5 assists, and had 16 stops. In coverage he totaled 13 pass breakups, 4 interceptions, and QB rating when targetted of 63.4.

In 2020 as a junior Woods played in 4 games and contributed on 253 snaps. He chalked up 20 tackles, 5 assists, and added 10 stops. In the secondary Woods forced 5 pass breakups, 2 interceptions, and gave up an outstanding QB rating when targetted of 31.3.

After season's end Woods transferred to West Virginia where as a senior for the Mountaineers in 2021 Woods played in 8 games and took part in 357 snaps for the Mountaineers. He logged 18 tackles, 3 assists, and made 8 stops. In coverage Woods had 3 pass breakups, 2 interceptions, and surrendered an outstanding QB rating when targetted of 22.1.

In 2022 as a fifth year senior Woods saw action in 4 games while playing 130 snaps. He logged only 8 tackles, 2 assists, and made one stop. In coverage Woods had one pass breakup, no interceptions, and surrendered a QB rating when targetted of 81.8.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Exceptionally quick, with the feet and fluidity to mirror underneath, including in the slot against the two-way go. Woods stays low in his backpedal and explodes toward the ball, with an outstanding closing burst.
  • Extremely aggressive to come up and put his body in traffic to make tackles.
  • Has good foot quickness and short-area burst to work well in tight areas.
  • He’ll line up in press at times, where Woods has a quick and powerful punch. His ball skills are good, and he plays with an extremely confident and competitive demeanor.
  • A coordinated athlete with good footwork and balance. A heady cover player with above-average · feel and anticipation in space.
  • Has at least adequate straight-line speed and good balance, fluidity to change direction.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Better in press coverage than in off coverage, when Woods can look shaky and unsure when transitioning out of his backpedal. He’ll give up throws underneath.
  • Has poor recognition skills when facing the action in zone coverage.
  • Has a high backpedal and loses a step in transition. Plays with adequate speed but there are concerns about his ability to handle the truly explosive speedsters of the NFL.

How other scouting services rate Charles Woods (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
498.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
91.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.