- 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.
- 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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