Chris Elmore
Chris Elmore  FB  Syracuse | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Chris Elmore
Home town
Chicago, IL
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Chris Elmore FB Syracuse | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Chris Elmore FB Syracuse
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #514 Position Rank: #37 (RB)
40 time: 5.05 seconds
Height: 6-0 Weight: 291
Overall Rating: 67.0 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #37
College Games: 25 College Snaps: 688
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (70/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #168 Pos Rank: #103 State Rank: #37
College Combine Results
Draft Profile: Bio
Chris Elmore from Wendell Phillips Academy High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a -star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Elmore joined Syracuse.

In 2018 as a freshman Elmore saw action in 13 games for the Orange as he ran for just 7 yards on 3 attempts for just 2.3 yards per carry, with 2 TDs, with no fumbles. As a receiver he made just one reception for 6 yards.

As a sophomore in 2019 he played 12 games. and rushed for just 2 yards on 2 carries for just 1.0 ypc, with no TDs, with no fumbles. In the passing game he pulled in no receptions for no yards.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Willing to attack and punches multiple times to finish the play. Quick to pick up edge blitz and shows no panic, easily adjusting angles and resetting his feet. Can recover and reset his anchor. Rarely late off the snap.
  • Quick and nimble, light on his feet. Very athletic blocker on the move. Good slide and hand placement effectively shut down most speed rushers.
  • Finds defenders with his hands immediately and gets feet moving to engage and sustain.
  • Dips shoulder and moves his feet to get outside leverage when needed. Strong and low coming out of his stance, effective in short-yardage situations.
  • Good natural athleticism, knee bend and fluid lateral movement to mirror college defensive ends.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Can be beat off the edge coming out of his stance lunging to reach speedy wide rushers.
  • Finesse blocker with average arm length who doesn't use his hands well to win at the point of attack.
  • Adequate initial burst should be far better and isn't good enough to consistently hold out elite pass rushers.
  • A short-area blocker with limited range and doesn't consistently get to the second level. Will play undisciplined at times, especially in space. Lacks a finishing attitude.
  • Limits ability to mirror by leaning forward with his upper body and neglecting his lower body. Not strong enough and remains rough around the edges.
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