Draft Profile: BioJamon Dumas-Johnson from St. Frances Academy High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Dumas-Johnson joined Georgia after being heavily recruited.
In 2021 as a freshman Dumas-Johnson saw action in 9 games and played a total of 103 snaps at linebacker for the Bulldogs. He recorded 12 tackles, 6 assists, while adding 12 stops.
As a sophomore for the Bulldogs in 2022 Dumas-Johnson played in 13 games and took part in 591 snaps for the Bulldogs. He recorded solid 51 tackles, 16 assists, while adding 38 stops. In coverage Dumas-Johnson made 2 pass breakups, no interceptions, and QB rating when targetted of 89.6. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 22 total pressures, and 14 QB hurries, 5 QB hits, and 3 sacks during the year.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Dumas-Johnson can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get to it before blockers can react at the second level.
- He flashes the take-on skills and functional strength to play the middle of a 4-3.
- Downhill defender and physical tackler. Uses his eyes to decipher and break down the play, showing good awareness and discipline to sniff out fakes.
- If Dumas-Johnson sheds pounds to improve his movement, he could sacrifice some of those take-on skills.
- Dumas-Johnson has an excellent feel for working off blockers and knowing how and when to counter as the play goes on.
- He’s effective in pursuit when chasing down backs as a run defender, and he has the athleticism to cover a lot of ground when dropping into coverage.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Lacks functional strength in the pass rush, struggling to disengage and too easily pushed past the pocket.
- While Dumas-Johnson moves well laterally, he doesn’t always get there in pursuit.
- He’s often slow to react and locate the ball against the run.
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