Chris Steele
Chris Steele  CB  USC | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Chris Steele
Height
6-1
Weight
190
College
USC
Position
CB
Class
Junior
Home town
Bellflower, CA
47.0/100
Player Rating
130
PositionRank (DB)
4.48
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
2
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
3
Tackles
33
Sol tackles
19

Chris Steele CB USC | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Chris Steele CB USC
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #662 Position Rank: #130 (DB)
40 time: 4.48 seconds
Height: 6-1 Weight: 190
Hands: 8 7/8 Arms: 30 6/8 Span: 75 1/8
Date of Birth: 09/27/2000 Age: 22.0
NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 47.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
55%
Run Defense:
53%
Coverage:
59%
Zone:
50%
Man/Press:
64%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #130
College Games: 29 College Snaps: 1580
Strengths
  • Very aggressive attacking receiver blocks and tackles like a safety.
  • Has good foot quickness and short-area burst to work well in tight areas.
  • Extremely aggressive to come up and put his body in traffic to make tackles.
  • Aware zone cornerback who is also adept in man coverage, flashing physical hand punch at the line and straight-line speed to stay with receivers downfield.
  • Alert defender for zone coverage, showing good understanding of route progressions occurring behind him and a quick burst downhill to break on underneath passes in front of him.
Weaknesses
  • 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.
  • Vulnerable to big plays trying to bait the quarterback.
  • Will slip off tackles and needs to finish more consistently.
  • 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.
  • Questionable technique and he gets lazy with fundamentals, sometimes getting high in his backpedal and will breach the coverage call seeking flashy plays
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How other scouting services rate Chris Steele (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
408.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
87.0