John Ridgeway
John Ridgeway  DL  Arkansas | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
John Ridgeway
Height
6-6
Weight
327
College
Arkansas
Position
DL
Class
Senior
Home town
Bloomington, IL
78.1/100
Player Rating
35
PositionRank (DL)
5.3
FortyYD Time
Sacks
2
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
39
Sol tackles
11

John Ridgeway DL Arkansas | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

John Ridgeway DL Arkansas
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 5.30 seconds (5%*)
Overall Rank: #216 Position Rank: #35 (DL)
Height: 6-6 (96%*)
Weight: 327 (95%*)
Weight: 327 (95%*)
Hands: 10 2/8 (76%*)
Arm: 33 5/8 (60%*)
Arm: 33 5/8 (60%*)
Span: 81 3/8 (71%*)
Span: 81 3/8 (71%*)
Date of Birth: 05/07/1999 Age: 23.9
NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 5.30 seconds (5%*)
Overall Rank: #216 Position Rank: #35 (DL)
Height: 6-6 (96%*) Weight: 327 (95%*)
Hands: 10 2/8 (76%*) Arm: 33 5/8 (60%*)
Span: 81 3/8 (71%*)
Age: 23.9 DOB: 05/07/1999
NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 78.1 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
72%
Pass Rush:
67%
Run Defense:
72%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 7th Position rank: #35
College Games: 34 College Snaps: 1224
Grade: 247 Sports 2  Stars 247 Sports 77 Stars 247 RATING: 77/100
Grade: 2 Stars 2 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.4 (89%)
Dallas Cowboys Drafted: ROUND: 5 - Pick Number: 178 (DAL)
Strengths
  • Has the ability to create a pile in the middle, even showing the ability to split the occasional double-team. However, is just as often blown off the ball due to his high pad level.
  • Quarterbacks and ballcarriers feel his strength when he plants them in the backfield.
  • Good strength and balance to sit down, lock-out and create a pile, leading to possibilities inside and out (in the 3-4).
  • Big-bodied rusher with very good upper-body strength. Strong and stout at the point of attack with the measurables to occupy multiple blockers.
  • Tall, solid frame with adequate length and has done a nice job losing the bad weight and firming his body.
Weaknesses
  • Plays upright and struggles with leverage. Too often stonewalled at the line and doesn't show the hand strength or technique to shed or redirect blockers.
  • Plays too high at times, and gets carried downfield or put to the ground by better lineman when losing the leverage battle.
  • Might be limited to one-gap systems. Agility isn't a question but misses tackles when he doesn't square and break down.
  • Doesn't play fundamentally sound and lacks much technique in his repertoire.
  • Isn't able to consistently shed blocks and makes plays in the hole.

John Ridgeway percentiles vs other Defensive Line's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

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How other scouting services rate John Ridgeway (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
183.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
32.0