George Tarlas
George Tarlas  LB  Boise State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
George Tarlas
Height
6-3
Weight
255
College
Boise State
Position
LB/EDGE
Class
Senior
Home town
Chalkida, Greece
65.0/100
Player Rating
53
PositionRank (LB)
4.8
FortyYD Time
Sacks
4
Fumbles Forced
1
Tackles
31
Sol tackles
12

George Tarlas LB/EDGE Boise State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

George Tarlas LB/EDGE Boise State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.80 seconds (25%*)
Overall Rank: #430 Position Rank: #53 (LB)
Height: 6-3 (82%*)
Weight: 255 (94%*)
Weight: 255 (94%*)
Hands: 10 (79%*)
Arm: 32 1/2 (58%*)
Arm: 32 1/2 (58%*)
Span: 79 (90%*)
Span: 79 (90%*)
*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: 4.80 seconds (25%*)
Overall Rank: #430 Position Rank: #53 (LB)
Height: 6-3 (82%*) Weight: 255 (94%*)
Hands: 10 (79%*) Arm: 32 1/2 (58%*)
Span: 79 (90%*)
*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: 65.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
60%
Pass Rush:
74%
Run Defense:
71%
Coverage:
63%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #53
College Games: 41 College Snaps: 1418
Draft Profile: Bio
After high school, Tarlas joined Weber State.

In 2018 as a freshman Tarlas saw action in 9 games and played a total of 76 snaps for the Wildcats. He recorded just 4 tackles, no assists, while adding 7 stops. As a pass rusher, he added 7 total pressures, which included 2 QB hurries, one QB hit, and a solid a solid 4 sacks on the season.

As a sophomore for the Wildcats in 2019 Tarlas played in 8 games and took part in 142 snaps for the Wildcats. He recorded just 9 tackles, no assists, while adding 8 stops. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 10 total pressures, and 6 QB hurries, one QB hit, and 3 sacks during the year.

In 2020 as a junior Tarlas played in 6 games and contributed on 333 snaps. He recorded 18 tackles, 5 assists while making 13 stops. In coverage Tarlas chalked up no pass breakups, no interceptions, and an impressive QB rating when targetted of 73.8. As a pass rusher, he produced 22 total pressures, which included 17 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and 3 sacks on the year.

In 2021 as a senior Tarlas logged playing time in 11 games and logged a total of 556 snaps for the Wildcats. He also added 36 tackles, 17 assists, and 30 stops. As a pass rusher, he tallied 41 total pressures, which included 30 QB hurries, 6 QB hits, and a solid 5 sacks on the season.

After season's end Tarlas transferred to Boise State where as a fifth year senior for the Broncos in 2022 Tarlas played 7 games and took part in 311 snaps for the Broncos. He also added 15 tackles, 11 assists, and 17 stops. As a pass rusher, he tallied 24 total pressures, which included 17 QB hurries, 3 QB hits, and a solid 4 sacks on the season.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Flashes strength at the point of attack with active, violent hand use. Forceful with his upper body to defeat blocks. Strong hustle player.
  • Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile.
  • Offers some versatility, rushing from a two-and three-point stance with the playing speed to stand up in space. Flashes strength as a bull rusher and his energy doesn't plateau.
  • His spin move is already NFL-caliber, and Tarlas displays a very good motor.
  • He’s effective as an edge setter, showing the ability to drop anchor and ward off blocks.
  • Tarlas could fit as a 3-4 OLB, as he held his own when he was asked to drop into coverage at times.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Tarlas remains a bit raw, as Tarlas is inconsistent with his hand use and lacks violence in his hands
  • Lacks overpowering strength and can stick to blocks. Lacks explosive speed to bend and flatten off the corner with stiff hips and ankles. Not flexible or fluid.
  • With neither elite strength nor elite speed, he lacks one standout trait.

George Tarlas percentiles vs other Linebacker's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

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How other scouting services rate George Tarlas (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
440.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
71.0