Derius Davis
Derius Davis  WR  TCU | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Derius Davis
Height
5-10
Weight
168
College
TCU
Position
WR
Class
Senior
Home town
Saint Francisville, LA
65.0/100
Player Rating
55
PositionRank (WR)
4.29
FortyYD Time
Receptions
42
Rec YDs
531
Rec TDs
5
Rec AVG
12.6

Derius Davis WR TCU | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Derius Davis WR TCU
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.29 seconds (98%*)
Overall Rank: #430 Position Rank: #55 (WR)
Height: 5-10 (10%*)
Weight: 168 (1%*)
Weight: 168 (1%*)
Hands: 7 5/8 (1%*)
Arm: 28 5/8 (1%*)
Arm: 28 5/8 (1%*)
Span: 68 3/4 (1%*)
Span: 68 3/4 (1%*)
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.29 seconds (98%*)
Overall Rank: #430 Position Rank: #55 (WR)
Height: 5-10 (10%*) Weight: 168 (1%*)
Hands: 7 5/8 (1%*) Arm: 28 5/8 (1%*)
Span: 68 3/4 (1%*)
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 65.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
QB Rating When targeted: 112.9
Hands:
70%
Short Receiving:
62%
Intermediate Routes:
75%
Deep Threat:
71%
Blocking:
52%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #55
College Games: 53 College Snaps: 1346
Grade: 3 ESPN  Stars 3 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 75/100
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 87 Stars 247 RATING: 87/100
Grade: 3 Stars 3 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.5 (90%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Derius Davis from West Feliciana High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Davis opted to join TCU.

In 2018 as a freshman Davis saw action in 11 games for the Horned Frogs as he made 8 receptions for only 104 yards for an average of 13.0 yards per reception, with 2 TDs, and an impressive QB rating when targeted of 110.0.

As a sophomore in 2019 he played 11 games and had only 11 catches for 151 yards for an average of 13.7 yards per catch, with no TDs, and a decent QB rating when targeted of 75.7.

As a junior in 2020 he played 9 games and hauled in a decent 15 catches for a decent 209 yards for an average of 13.9 yards per catch, with one TD, and an impressive QB rating when targeted of 113.6.

As a senior in 2021 he played 12 games and had a decent 36 catches for a decent 520 yards for an average of 14.4 yards per catch, one TD, and an impressive QB rating when targeted of 99.8.

As a fifth year senior in 2022 he played 12 games and had a decent 35 catches for a decent 418 yards for an average of 11.9 yards per catch, 5 TDs, and an elite QB rating when targeted of 119.2.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Shows quickness off the snap to shake off corners and create room. Separates with hesitation moves and nice acceleration.
  • Davis also proved to be a force in catch-and-run situations. A violent runner who transitions upfield quickly after the catch, Davis has the speed to pick up chunks of yardage once he’s broken the first tackle.
  • Keeps his feet active and eyes up to dodge traffic quickly and easily. Has excellent straight-line speed to be a breakaway threat at any level. Will initiate contact and runs through high tackle attempts but isn't overall a powerful player.
  • His long arms allow him to play bigger than his size, and he has a frame that can carry a little more weight.
  • Davis is a natural playmaker, at his best with the ball in his hands.
  • Very good hands, accepts the ball fluidly on most throws and is ready to make a play afterward. Makes catches in traffic, even going up over taller defenders with vertical and toughness.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • His ability to track the ball is good enough, but Davis too often let the ball get into his body downfield rather than snatching it with his hands.
  • Physically, he profiles as a guy who should have success facing the quarterback, but he struggles to gear down and make the necessary sharp cuts to create separation underneath.
  • Does not always use his hands to secure deep throws, allowing the ball into his pads and chest.

Derius Davis percentiles vs other Wide Receiver's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

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How other scouting services rate Derius Davis (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
363.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
69.0