Eric Gray
Eric Gray  RB  Oklahoma | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Eric Gray
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Memphis, TN
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Eric Gray RB Oklahoma | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Eric Gray RB Oklahoma
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #112 Position Rank: #8 (RB)
40 time: 4.44 seconds
Height: 5-10 Weight: 211
Date of Birth: 11/04/1999 Age: 23.0
Overall Rating: 83.6 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: 4th Position rank: #8
College Games: 47 College Snaps: 1470
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (81/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #136 Pos Rank: #19 State Rank: #8
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247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (92/100 )
Ovr Rank: #99 Pos Rank: #2
Draft Profile: Bio
Eric Gray from Lausanne Collegiate High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Gray joined Tennessee.

In 2019 as a freshman Gray saw action in 13 games for the Volunteers as he ran for a solid 539 yards on 101 attempts for an excellent 5.3 yards per carry, with 4 TDs, with one fumble. As a receiver he made just 13 receptions for 115 yards.

As a sophomore in 2020 he played 9 games. and rushed for an excellent 758 yards on 156 carries for a solid 4.9 ypc, with 4 TDs, with 3 fumbles. In the passing game he pulled in a solid 31 receptions for 262 yards.

After the end of the year Gray transferred to Oklahoma where a junior Gray saw action in 13 games for the Sooners. He ran for a solid 412 yards on 78 attempts for an excellent 5.3 ypc, with 2 TDs, with no fumbles. As a receiver he made a solid 23 receptions for 229 yards.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Gray runs with violence; he’s capable of thrashing through tacklers, and Gray has the natural balance to withstand contact.
  • A compact runner, he has a rare blend of balance, agility and instincts.
  • He shows decent burst and straight-line speed to turn in big plays.
  • He’s at his best working in space, showing the quickness and vision of a return specialist. His stop-start ability allows him to create initial separation.
  • Bowling-ball runner between the tackles. Flashes a burst in and out of the hole. Lowers his pads and delivers a blow into the chest of defenders. Falls forward on nearly every run due to lean. Short build makes it difficult for defenders to find among linemen. Good acceleration and straight-line speed.
  • He shows suddenness off the line of scrimmage and accelerates quickly, and his top-end speed is among the best in this draft.
  • He often thrived in the screen game, transitioning upfield quickly and showing a knack for following his blocks. Gray has the size and strength to pass protect.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Gray really isn’t a guy who will create a lot of separation.
  • He’s more of a cut blocker in pass protection as opposed to a guy who will stick his face in against the blitz, although that is a correctable flaw.
  • Offers little in pass protection and poor technique cut blocking, fails to do more than slow down blitzers by laying down in front of them.
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