Christian Haynes
Christian Haynes  OG  Connecticut | NFL Draft 2024 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Christian Haynes
Height
6-3
Weight
317
College
Connecticut
Position
OG
Class
Senior
Home town
Bowie, MD
85.6/100
Player Rating
14
PositionRank (OL)
5.03
FortyYD Time

Christian Haynes OG Connecticut | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Christian Haynes OG Connecticut
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

SUB-POSITION: Right Guard
Last Updated: 03/13/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 5.03 seconds (93%*)
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
Measurables:
Height: 6-3 (25%*) Weight: 317 (58%*)
Hands: 9 (9%*) Arm: 33 1/2 (54%*) Span: 80 3/8 (67%*)
Forty: 5.03 (C) (93%*) Ten Yard: 1.75 (C) (79%*)
Vertical: 33 (C) (96%*) Broad: 102 (C) (57%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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SUB-POSITION: Right Guard
Last Updated: 03/13/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 5.03 seconds (93%*)
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-3 (25%*) Weight: 317 (58%*)
Hands: 9 (9%*) Arm: 33 1/2 (54%*)
Span: 80 3/8 (67%*)
Forty: 5.03 (C) (93%*)
10 Yard: 1.75 (C) (79%*)
Vertical: 33 (C) (96%*) Broad: 102 (C) (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: 85.6 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
70%
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Pass Blocking:
87%
Run Blocking:
83%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 2nd - Late
Overall Rank: #63 Position rank: #14
College Games: 50 College Snaps: 3248
Grade: 247 Sports 2  Stars 247 Sports 70 Stars 247 RATING: 70/100
Player Comparison* (Similarity level)
Ed Ingram - LSU
94%
Wyatt Davis - Ohio State
79%
Cole Strange - Chattanooga
73%
Draft Profile: Bio
Emerging from a modest two-star recruitment in 2018, Christian Haynes has defied expectations, becoming a linchpin for Connecticut's offensive line with an impressive 49 consecutive starts at right guard. Over his collegiate career, Haynes distinguished himself not just through durability but also with back-to-back third-team All-American honors in his junior and senior years, underscoring his impact in a balanced run-pass offense.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Exhibits elite timing, feel, and processing abilities, enhancing his performance across all aspects of his game.
  • Demonstrates formidable technique in run-blocking, effectively uprooting first-level defenders and smoothly transitioning to the second level.
  • Exceptional in wide zone blocking, his athleticism and technique allow him to effectively engage and neutralize linebackers and backside defenders.
  • Strong finisher, showcasing a relentless pursuit to engage through the entirety of plays, epitomizing a combative spirit.
  • Reliable in pass protection with a solid anchor, reactive feet, and hands, adept at diagnosing and neutralizing pass rush attempts.
  • Handles line stunts and adjacent rushers with a discerning, physical presence, ensuring pocket integrity.
  • His college system's emphasis on a zone-based run scheme with duo and power concepts has honed his adaptability and skill execution across various blocking schemes.
  • Despite physical measurements that might suggest otherwise, his agility and intelligent play make him an immediate impact starter and versatile interior line prospect.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Limited by average twitch, quickness, and agility, which narrows his margin for error against nimble defensive linemen.
  • Struggles with wide rush alignments and elite defensive tackles due to length concerns and quickness, potentially creating vulnerabilities in pass protection.
  • While his size and athleticism are generally assets, they may limit his versatility and effectiveness against larger, more agile NFL defenders.
  • Occasionally, his aggressive style can lead to overextension and missed opportunities to leverage and adjust against savvy rushers.
  • Needs to refine control and leverage to maintain optimal positioning and effectiveness in both run blocking and pass protection.
Scouting Report: Summary
Christian Haynes has proven himself as a durable and dependable guard throughout his time at UConn, showcasing a blend of technical skill and football IQ that sets him apart. His ability to consistently start and perform at a high level, even against the backdrop of a challenging collegiate program, speaks volumes about his readiness for the NFL. With solid pass protection skills and a knack for run blocking, Haynes' transition to professional football looks promising, especially for teams emphasizing a zone-blocking scheme.

Despite some concerns regarding his quickness and versatility against the diverse and dynamic defensive fronts in the NFL, Haynes' foundational skills and mental sharpness suggest he can adapt and overcome.

Looking ahead, Haynes is positioned to make an early impact in the NFL. His work ethic, demonstrated by his consecutive starts and all-American honors, underlines his commitment to improvement and consistency. While further development will be needed Haynes' collegiate career provides a solid foundation for his potential success at the pro level.

Christian Haynes percentiles vs other Offensive Guards (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Christian Haynes (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
66.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
16.0
*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.