Draft Profile: BioEmmanuel Forbes attended Grenada High School and was rated a 4 star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.925, going unranked by ESPN Following high school, Forbes opted to join Mississippi State.
In 2020 as a freshman Forbes saw action in 11 games and played on a total of 701 snaps for the Bulldogs. He recorded 33 tackles, 11 assists, while adding 12 stops. In coverage Forbes notched up 5 pass break ups, 5 interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 88.2.
As a sophomore for the Bulldogs in 2021 Forbes played in 13 games and took part on 757 snaps for the Bulldogs. He made 55 tackles, 4 assists, and had 32 stops. In coverage Forbes totaled 5 pass break ups, 3 interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 90.0.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
- Aware zone cornerback who is also adept in man coverage, flashing physical hand punch at the line and straight-line speed to stay with receivers downfield.
- Trusts his eyes with very good awareness. Has very good reaction skills to break quickly on the ball.
- A coordinated athlete with good footwork and balance. A heady cover player with above-average · feel and anticipation in space.
- Savvy cover skills to recognize and anticipate routes. Understands what's coming and has good ball skills.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Inconsistent getting off of blocks. Can be a step slow to react when a quarterback comes back to his side of the field late in progression.
- Fails to maintain inside technique in man coverage. Not a press corner.
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