Chidozie Nwankwo
Chidozie Nwankwo  DL  Houston | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Chidozie Nwankwo
Height
5-11
Weight
293
College
Houston
Position
DL
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Richmond, TX
71.0/100
Player Rating
55
PositionRank
5.08
FortyYD Time
Sacks
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
4
Sol tackles
2

Chidozie Nwankwo DL Houston | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Chidozie Nwankwo DL Houston
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 5.08 seconds
Height: 5-11 Weight: 293
Date of Birth: 04/29/2002 Age: 20.0
Overall Rating: 71.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
58%
Pass Rush:
69%
Run Defense:
69%
DRAFT GRADE: UDFA Position rank: #55
College Games: 19 College Snaps: 746
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (76/100)
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (85.93/100 )
Ovr Rank: #80 Pos Rank: #130
College Combine Results
Draft Profile: Bio
Chidozie Nwankwo from Foster High School was rated a 3 star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3 star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school Nwankwo opted to join Houston.

In 2020 as a freshman Nwankwo saw action in 8 games and played on a total of 323 snaps for the Cougars. He recorded 8 tackles, 4 assists, while adding 6 stops. As a pass rusher he added 9 total pressuress, which included 9 QB hurriess, no QB hits, and NFL1.DefenseSummary sacks on the season.

As a sophomore in 2021 Nwankwo played in 11 games while logging 423 snaps for the Cougars. He recorded 18 tackles, 5 assists, while adding 17 stops. As a pass rusher he chalked up 16 total pressuress, and 10 QB hurriess, 5 QB hits, and one sack during the year.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Combines strength and footwork to fill holes inside, as well. Recovers from cut blocks or falling on his way to make a tackle.
  • Strong tackler. Has good power in hands and can anchor, shed, and chase.
  • Delivers a strong punch and uses his hands to shed blocks to make plays in the hole or outside the box. Uses lower-body strength to anchor inside.
  • Plays with leverage at the point of attack whether inside or outside. Keeps eyes in the backfield when inside; moves linemen to either side with strong hands.
  • Provides some secondary interior pass rush, getting most penetration when playing three technique.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Lacks the speed to turn the corner consistently and is too often washed out by stronghanded blockers.
  • Good strength, though his marginal arm length limits his ability to grab hold of ballcarriers as they run by.
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How other scouting services rate Chidozie Nwankwo (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
244.7
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
50.0