Jaylen Watson
Jaylen Watson  CB  Washington State | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Jaylen Watson
Height
6-2
Weight
197
College
Washington State
Position
CB
Class
Senior
Home town
Augusta, GA
78.5/100
Player Rating
39
PositionRank (DB)
4.51
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
2
Interception YDS
11
Passes Defensed
3
Tackles
31
Sol tackles
23

Jaylen Watson CB Washington State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jaylen Watson CB Washington State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Outside Zone CB
Last Updated: 04/16/2022
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 4.51 seconds (44%*)
Measurables:
Height: 6-2 (92%*) Weight: 197 (68%*)
Hands: 9 5/8 (73%*) Arm: 32 1/4 (70%*) Span: 76 6/8 (60%*)
Forty: 4.51 (C) (44%*) Ten Yard: 1.59 (C) (26%*)
Vertical: 38 (P) (75%*) Broad: 132 (P) (96%*)
Three Cone: DNP Bench: 18 (C) (80%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
ROLE: Outside Zone CB
Last Updated: 04/16/2022
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 4.51 seconds (44%*)
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-2 (92%*) Weight: 197 (68%*)
Hands: 9 5/8 (73%*) Arm: 32 1/4 (70%*)
Span: 76 6/8 (60%*)
Forty: 4.51 (C) (44%*) Shuttle: DNP
10 Yard: 1.59 (C) (26%*)
Vertical: 38 (P) (75%*) Broad: 132 (P) (96%*)
3 Cone: DNP Bench: 18 (C) (80%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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Overall Rating: 78.5 / 100
Average rating of opposition Offense player has faced
Offense Rating:
77%
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QB Rating When targeted: 71.8
Tackling:
55%
Run Defense:
70%
Coverage:
63%
Zone:
61%
Man/Press:
61%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 6th
Overall Rank: #194 Position rank: #39
College Games: 15 College Snaps: 864
Kansas City Chiefs Drafted: ROUND: 7 - Pick Number: 243 (KC)
Strengths
  • Shows good awareness, following the eyes of the quarterback and breaking on the ball with excellent quickness and aggression.
  • Has an NFL frame with strong hands, the ability to close quickly on underneath routes and the size to tackle with a thump.
  • Reads receivers' routes and anticipates throws at the first down marker. Covers a lot of ground in a hurry when in space. Reads the quarterback's eyes and sees the routes very quickly, then has straight-line speed to arrive with or just after the ball.
  • Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
  • Flashes some physicality as a hitter.
  • Lean, athletic build with plenty of room for additional muscle mass. Legitimate NFL-caliber athlete.
  • Physical run supporter in the Antoine Winfield mold with short-area explosiveness to leave his mark on ballcarriers.
  • Takes accurate angles to the ballcarrier. A strong, aggressive tackler and doesn't back down against the run.
Weaknesses
  • Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
  • Inconsistent getting off of blocks. Can be a step slow to react when a quarterback comes back to his side of the field late in progression.

Jaylen Watson percentiles vs other Cornerback's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

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How other scouting services rate Jaylen Watson (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
210.2
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
42.0
*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.