Devon Achane
Devon Achane  RB  Texas A&M | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Devon Achane
Height
5-9
Weight
185
College
Texas A&M
Position
RB
Class
Junior
Home town
Missouri City, TX
84.7/100
Player Rating
6
PositionRank (RB)
4.24
FortyYD Time
Rush YDs
1102
Rush AVG
5.6
Rush TDs
8
Receptions
36
Rec YDs
196

Devon Achane RB Texas A&M | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Devon Achane RB Texas A&M
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.24 seconds (100%*)
Overall Rank: #88 Position Rank: #6 (RB)
Height: 5-9 (19%*)
Weight: 185 (2%*)
Weight: 185 (2%*)
Date of Birth: 10/13/2001 Age: 21.3
*Percentile caluculated 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: 4.24 seconds (100%*)
Overall Rank: #88 Position Rank: #6 (RB)
Height: 5-9 (19%*) Weight: 185 (2%*)
Age: 21.3 DOB: 10/13/2001
*Percentile caluculated 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: 84.7 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Rushing:
91%
Break Tackles:
79%
Receiving/Hands:
65%
Pass Blocking:
29%
Run Blocking:
56%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 3rd Position rank: #6
College Games: 30 College Snaps: 1032
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 82/100
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 96 Stars 247 RATING: 96/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.8 (95%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Devon Achane from Fort Bend Marshall High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Achane joined Texas A&M.

In 2020 as a freshman Achane saw action in 8 games for the Aggies as he ran for a decent 364 yards on 43 attempts for an elite 8.5 yards per carry, with 4 TDs, with no fumbles. As a receiver he made only 5 receptions for 97 yards.

As a sophomore in 2021 he played 12 games. and rushed for an impressive 885 yards on 130 carries for an elite 6.8 ypc, with 9 TDs, with one fumble. In the passing game he pulled in a decent 24 receptions for 261 yards.

In 2022 as a junior Achane saw action in 10 games for the Aggies. He ran for an elite 1100 yards on 196 attempts for an impressive 5.6 ypc, with 8 TDs, with one fumble. As a receiver he made a decent 36 receptions for 196 yards.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Elusive, pogo stick-quick back with excellent initial burst and very good long speed. Gets to top speed quickly. Turns the corner and accelerates smoothly with vision to cut or stop-and-start. Tough enough to attack the hole inside and uses electric lateral agility to avoid. Breakaway threat has improved as a receiver.
  • Made Bruce Feldman's Freak's List - ranked #35. He wrote, "Arguably the fastest man in college football, the 5-9, 185-pound junior has big-time track credentials. He’s run a 10.02 personal best in the 100, although that was a wind-aided time. He’s also run a 10.14 100 that was legal with a 1.8 mph wind, which ranks as the 10th-fastest time in A&M history. He’s also clocked a 20.20 200-meter time. Achane showed that dazzling speed when he took a kickoff back 96 yards midway through the third quarter in the win over No. 1 Alabama to help him average a robust 33.4 yards per return on the season."
  • His initial burst is excellent, and he’s capable of running out of a traditional setup or taking the ball lined up next to a quarterback in shotgun.
  • Is an electrifying player, one of college football’s best playmakers in space
  • Cuts on a dime with lightning-fast feet and the quick-twitch explosion of an Olympic sprinter out of the block. Very good vision.
  • His competitiveness and knack for high-pointing the ball allow him to play bigger than his size.
  • Achane accelerates 0-to-60 and hits top speed fast enough to outrun angles. He’s also flexible and agile, able to keep the pedal to the floor as he turns and weaves.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • As a runner, Achane too often looks to bounce outside and make the big play, rather than pick his way through traffic.
  • Does most of his work on the perimeter — and ran a lot of fly sweeps
  • Offers little in pass protection and poor technique cut blocking, fails to do much to slow down blitzers
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How other scouting services rate Devon Achane (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
63.4
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
3.0