Eli Ricks
Eli Ricks  CB  LSU | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Eli Ricks
Height
6-2
Weight
195
College
LSU
Position
CB
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
91.1/100
Player Rating
2
PositionRank
4.49
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
1
Tackles
11
Sol tackles
9

Eli Ricks CB LSU | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Eli Ricks CB LSU
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.49 seconds
Height: 6-2 Weight: 195
Date of Birth: 09/26/2001 Age: 20.9
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Overall Rating: 91.1 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
56%
Run Defense:
69%
Coverage:
86%
Zone:
86%
Man/Press:
82%
DRAFT GRADE: 1st - Mid Position rank: #2
College Games: 16 College Snaps: 833
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (86/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #39 Pos Rank: #4
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (99.28/100 )
Ovr Rank: #18 Pos Rank: #2
Draft Profile: Bio
Eli Ricks attended IMG Academy High School and was rated a 5 star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 86, going unranked by ESPN Afer high school Ricks opted to join LSU.

In 2020 as a freshman Ricks saw action in 10 games and played on a total of 482 snaps for the Tigers. He recorded 19 tackles, 2 assists, while adding 6 stops. In coverage Ricks notched up 4 pass break ups, 4 interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 60.3.

As a sophomore for the Tigers in 2021 Ricks played in 6 games and took part on 351 snaps for the Tigers. He made 9 tackles, 2 assists, and had 2 stops. In coverage Ricks totaled one pass break up, one interception, and a QB rating when targetted of 84.4.

Ricks is a Decorated true freshman who earned third team AP All-America honors in 2020. Ricks more than proved himself as a great Cornerback by being achieved the 2020 Freshman All-America.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Takes accurate angles to the ballcarrier. A strong, aggressive tackler and doesn't back down against the run.
  • Physical, sheds defenders and works off blocks. Good toughness with recognition skills to fight through traffic and blow up screens.
  • Good agility and balance when shadowing his target. Competitive player.
  • Very aggressive attacking receiver blocks and tackles like a safety.
  • Good hustle player who puts himself in the action when he's not directly involved. Knows how to use his height and vertical leap.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Opens his hips too early and allows himself to get turned around in coverage.
  • 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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How other scouting services rate Eli Ricks (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
10.8
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
1.0