Devin Taylor
Defensive Back from Virginia Tech 2021 Draft Profile
Devin Taylor
Height
6-1
Weight
200 lbs
College
Virginia Tech
Position
DB
Class
Senior
Home town
Lansing MI
66/100
Player Rating
17
PositionRank
4.62
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
4
Tackles
55
Sol tackles
36

Devin Taylor DB Virginia Tech Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Savvy cover skills to recognize and anticipate routes. Understands what's coming and has good ball skills.
  • Extremely aggressive to come up and put his body in traffic to make tackles.
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • Physical, sheds defenders and works off blocks. Good toughness with recognition skills to fight through traffic and blow up screens.
  • Trusts his eyes with very good awareness. Has very good reaction skills to break quickly on the ball.
Weaknesses
  • Will slip off tackles and needs to finish more consistently.
  • Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
  • Opens his hips too early and allows himself to get turned around in coverage.
  • Takes poor angles on the ball and lacks the pure speed to chase down the ballcarrier.
  • Lacks the timed speed to mirror and maintain contact downfield. Loses the ball on slow-developing plays and has a tendency to reach and grab when he gets antsy.

How other scouting services rate Devin Taylor (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
352.8
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
69.0