Jonathon Cooper
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Jonathon Cooper
Height
6-4
Weight
257
College
Ohio State
Position
DE/EDGE
Class
Senior
Home town
Gahanna
66.0/100
Player Rating
31
PositionRank (DL)
4.69
FortyYD Time
Sacks
3.5
Fumbles Forced
1
Tackles
24
Sol tackles
12

Jonathon Cooper DE/EDGE Ohio State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jonathon Cooper DE/EDGE Ohio State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Last Updated: 03/08/2021
Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.69 seconds (81%*)
Age: 25.2 DOB: 01/08/1998
Measurables:
Height: 6-4 (54%*) Weight: 257 (24%*)
*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).
Last Updated: 03/08/2021
Draft Year: 2021
40 time: 4.69 seconds (81%*)
Age: 25.2 DOB: 01/08/1998
Measurables:
Height: 6-4 (54%*) Weight: 257 (24%*)
*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: 66.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
55%
Pass Rush:
90%
Run Defense:
69%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 5th
Overall Rank: #161 Position rank: #31
College Games: 26 College Snaps: 1132
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 85/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #3 Pos Rank: #7 State Rank: #2
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 5  Stars 247 Sports 98 Stars 247 RATING: 98/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.9 (97%)
Denver Broncos Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 7 - Pick Number: 239 (DEN)
Strengths
  • He wins with all-out hustle, second and third effort and will contribute in the NFL.
  • Flashes strength at the point of attack with active, violent hand use. Forceful with his upper body to defeat blocks. Strong hustle player.
  • Has fluid footwork to redirect, reverse momentum and close with a burst. Regularly first off the ball with good snap anticipation.
  • He's not an elite pass rusher and projects as a left end in a 4-3 defense. If he layers on more muscle, he might fit in the 3-4. Size, strength and versatility should push him into the top 75 picks.
  • Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile.
Weaknesses
  • Uncreative pass rusher who lacks counter moves. Raw technique. Streaky and slow to react.
  • Not a natural bender and lacks fluid change-of-direction ability. Plays with inconsistent pad level and is often knocked backward off the snap.
  • Lean lower body - must improve core and leg strength. Suspect body flexibility and tight hips.
  • He doesn't have the elite quickness or flexibility to flatten off the edge against NFL blockers and might have to add bulk to be a 3-4 defense five-technique, or strong-side end in a 4-3.
  • Rarely the first player off the snap, even when lined up over the ball, but his length, effort and short-area quickness still pressures double teams and helps penetrate gaps.
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How other scouting services rate Jonathon Cooper (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
271.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
63.0