Jason Taylor II
Jason Taylor II  S  Oklahoma State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Jason Taylor II
Height
6-0
Weight
204
College
Oklahoma State
Position
S
Class
Senior
Home town
Oklahoma City, OK
65.0/100
Player Rating
91
PositionRank (DB)
4.5
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
6
Interception YDS
44
Passes Defensed
7
Tackles
99
Sol tackles
80

Jason Taylor II S Oklahoma State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jason Taylor II S Oklahoma State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Man-Zone Slot/Nickel Safety
Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.50 seconds (73%*)
Age: 24.2 DOB: 12/30/1999
Measurables:
Height: 6-0 (40%*) Weight: 204 (42%*)
Hands: 10 (80%*) Arm: 32 (59%*) Span: 78 2/8 (84%*)
Forty: 4.50 (C) (73%*) Shuttle: 4.20 (P) (54%*) Ten Yard: 1.52 (C) (83%*)
Vertical: 43 (C) (99%*) Broad: 129 (C) (92%*)
Three Cone: 7.16 (P) (21%*) Bench: 14 (C) (24%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.50 seconds (73%*)
Age: 24.2 DOB: 12/30/1999
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-0 (40%*) Weight: 204 (42%*)
Hands: 10 (80%*) Arm: 32 (59%*)
Span: 78 2/8 (84%*)
Forty: 4.50 (C) (73%*) Shuttle: 4.20 (P) (54%*)
10 Yard: 1.52 (C) (83%*)
Vertical: 43 (C) (99%*) Broad: 129 (C) (92%*)
3 Cone: 7.16 (P) (21%*) Bench: 14 (C) (24%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 65.0 / 100
Average rating of opposition Offense player has faced
Offense Rating:
79%
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QB Rating When targeted: 66.9
Tackling:
66%
Run Defense:
60%
Coverage:
73%
Zone:
71%
Man/Press:
75%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA
Overall Rank: #432 Position rank: #91
College Games: 41 College Snaps: 1895
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 86.06 Stars 247 RATING: 86.06/100
LosAngeles Rams Drafted: ROUND: 7 - Pick Number: 234 (LAR)
Draft Profile: Bio
Jason Taylor II attended Carl Albert High School and was Following high school, Taylor II opted to join Oklahoma State.

In 2019 as a freshman Taylor II saw action in 7 games and played a total of 120 snaps at safety for the Cowboys. He recorded 14 tackles, one assist, while adding 5 stops. In coverage Taylor II notched up no pass breakups, no interceptions, and an unimpressive QB rating when targetted of 153.5.

As a sophomore in 2020 he played in 8 games and logged 162 snaps for the Cowboys. He made only 9 tackles, 3 assists, and had 3 stops. In coverage he totaled no pass breakups, no interceptions, and an unimpressive QB rating when targetted of 124.5.

In 2021 as a junior Taylor II played in 14 games and contributed on 801 snaps. He chalked up 44 tackles, 10 assists, and added 19 stops. In the secondary Taylor II forced 2 pass breakups, 2 interceptions, and gave up QB rating when targetted of 97.3. He also logged 12 total pressures, and 2 sacks on the year

In 2022 as a senior Taylor II saw action in 12 games while playing 812 snaps. He logged decent 71 tackles, 17 assists, and made 19 stops. In coverage Taylor II had 4 pass breakups, 6 interceptions, and surrendered an outstanding QB rating when targetted of 54.7.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Is an explosive mover with quickness and speed. He’s at his best attacking downhill, shooting gaps in run support, and disrupting the backfield.
  • Has a solid frame with a strong lower body and much improved bulk. Fluid and rangy with the coordination and loose hips to quickly change directions.
  • Has quick feet and excellent change-of-direction ability, capable of mirroring quickness underneath.
  • Strong hands to make plays on the ball, effective blitzer who shows well-coached technique and awareness.
  • Great on route recognition and has click-and-close ability
  • Taylor tracks the ball well and does a nice job of getting his head around in plenty of time to avoid flags.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Tends to play conservatively and give too much cushion when playing off.
  • He’ll draw plenty of flags early on with his playing style. Taylor is hesitant when facing the action in zone coverage.
  • Plays out of control too often, laying a lot of big hits but also missing a lot of tackles along the way. Taylor also needs to do a better job reading routes when sitting back as a single-high safety.

Jason Taylor II percentiles vs other Safetys (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Jason Taylor II (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
237.2
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
55.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.