Derrick Barnes
Derrick Barnes  OLB  Purdue | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Derrick Barnes
Height
6-1
Weight
245
College
Purdue
Position
OLB/EDGE
Class
Senior
Home town
Covington
31.0/100
Player Rating
69
PositionRank (LB)
4.57
FortyYD Time
Sacks
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
54
Sol tackles
40

Derrick Barnes OLB/EDGE Purdue | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Derrick Barnes OLB/EDGE Purdue
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.57 seconds (83%*)
Overall Rank: #630 Position Rank: #69 (LB)
Height: 6-1 (26%*)
Weight: 245 (71%*)
Weight: 245 (71%*)
Date of Birth: 05/29/1999 Age: 23.8
*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: 2021
40 time: 4.57 seconds (83%*)
Overall Rank: #630 Position Rank: #69 (LB)
Height: 6-1 (26%*) Weight: 245 (71%*)
Age: 23.8 DOB: 05/29/1999
*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: 31.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
60%
Pass Rush:
48%
Run Defense:
50%
Coverage:
42%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #69
College Games: 32 College Snaps: 2110
Grade: 247 Sports 2  Stars 247 Sports 74 Stars 247 RATING: 74/100
Grade: 2 Stars 2 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.2 (85%)
Detroit Lions Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 4 - Pick Number: 113 (DET)
Strengths
  • Brings down quarterbacks much bigger than he is. Very good motor and regularly chases down plays from behind.
  • Big, aggressive hitter who can lay the wood. Has good awareness to quickly locate the ball, keeping his eyes up and on point.
  • A bit stiff but makes the clean open-field tackle. Good effort in pursuit.
  • Good key and diagnosis skills. Quickly locates the ball and shows no wasted motion in getting there. At least adequate lateral agility to avoid blockers and shows good vision and anticipation.
  • Strong and stout against the run, filling lanes with power and an attacking mentality.
Weaknesses
  • Needs work on angles and· finding receivers in zone. Does not possess elite quickness. Fails to break down at times, grabbing shoulder pads and lunging to allow ballcarriers to elude him.
  • Occasionally overruns plays due to aggressive nature. Hesitates when facing running back Blocks while rushing the passer.
  • Easily washed out of plays and loses track of the ball. Runs around blocks and struggles to break away once blockers have a hold on him.
  • Limited vision and is easily fooled by misdirection. Lacks range and lateral agility in coverage.
  • Lacks fluidity to hold up in space or drop in coverage. Washed out and caught in traffic in the middle of the field.
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How other scouting services rate Derrick Barnes (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
350.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
63.0