Draft Profile: BioD.J. Graham attended Keller Central High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.880, going unranked by ESPN. Following high school, Graham opted to join Oklahoma after being heavily recruited.
In 2020 as a freshman Graham saw action in 8 games and played a total of 240 snaps at cornerback for the Sooners. He recorded 15 tackles, 2 assists, while adding 7 stops. In coverage Graham notched up one pass breakup, one interception, and an outstanding QB rating when targetted of 37.3.
As a sophomore in 2021 he played in 12 games and logged 557 snaps for the Sooners. He made 32 tackles, 5 assists, and had 12 stops. In coverage he totaled 2 pass breakups, one interception, and QB rating when targetted of 111.9.
In 2022 as a junior Graham played in 6 games and contributed on 187 snaps. He chalked up 10 tackles, 3 assists, and added 4 stops. In the secondary Graham forced one pass breakup, no interceptions, and gave up an unimpressive QB rating when targetted of 143.8.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Plays with the natural balance and ultra-quick feet to mirror underneath, and he’s tremendous at reading routes and reading quarterbacks.
- Does a good job getting his head around in time when playing with his back to the line of scrimmage. Has the ability to cover quickness underneath.
- Tracks the ball well and has the natural ball skills for forcing turnovers.
- Physical, sheds defenders and works off blocks. Good toughness with recognition skills to fight through traffic and blow up screens.
- Strong hands to make plays on the ball, effective blitzer who shows well-coached technique and awareness.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Rght now he’s only capable of playing in trail position, and even then he’d likely be draw a lot of flags.
- Has poor recognition skills when facing the action in zone coverage.
- Graham runs well, but Graham doesn’t have elite recovery speed.
- Willing but not threatening tackler. Doesn't have the quick-twitch reaction when he gears down to rebuild to top speed. More instinctive than explosive.
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