Jake Hansen
Jake Hansen  OLB  Illinois | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Jake Hansen
Height
6-1
Weight
235
College
Illinois
Position
OLB
Class
Senior
Home town
Tarpon Springs, FL
62.0/100
Player Rating
54
PositionRank (LB)
4.7
FortyYD Time
Sacks
1
Fumbles Forced
2
Tackles
32
Sol tackles
18

Jake Hansen OLB Illinois | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jake Hansen OLB Illinois
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #474 Position Rank: #54 (LB)
40 time: 4.70 seconds
Height: 6-1 Weight: 235
Hands: 9 5/8 Arms: 32 Span: 78 1/2
Date of Birth: 06/19/1998 Age: 24.3
NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 62.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
72%
Pass Rush:
81%
Run Defense:
63%
Coverage:
54%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #54
College Games: 34 College Snaps: 2360
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (68/100)
Strengths
  • Reads quarterbacks eyes and reacts quickly to targets in zone coverage.
  • Has the combination of size and athleticism worthy of development.
  • Greet feel in coverage. Often arrives at the receiver at the same time as the ball, giving up few yards after the catch. Possesses straight-line speed to stay with or chase down receivers in man.
  • Keeps feet moving after initial contact. Jumps inside as a counter to typical rush, but needs to show a larger variety of moves.
  • Flashes closing speed and agility to reach passers from the blind side or up the middle before they can escape.
Weaknesses
  • Occasionally overruns plays due to aggressive nature. Hesitates when facing running back Blocks while rushing the passer.
  • Generally an effective openfield tackler but doesn't wrap up consistently. Shows only average awareness in coverage.
  • Must work on using violent hands and defeating cut blocks. Also needs to build a variety of pass-rush moves.
  • Possesses below-average instincts for the linebacker position. Leaves more plays on the field than he makes.
  • His lateral agility and burst often put him in position to make big plays, but he takes questionable routes to the ball and struggles to avoid blockers when in pursuit.
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How other scouting services rate Jake Hansen (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
356.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
52.0