Josh Watson
Josh Watson  CB  Washington State | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Josh Watson
Height
6-4
Weight
285
College
Washington State
Position
CB
Class
Senior
Home town
Everett, WA
52.0/100
Player Rating
127
PositionRank (DB)
5.35
FortyYD Time

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

Josh Watson CB Washington State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #646 Position Rank: #127 (DB)
40 time: 5.35 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 285
Overall Rating: 52.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
00%
Run Defense:
00%
Coverage:
00%
Zone:
00%
Man/Press:
00%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #127
Strengths
  • Has average height with a narrow base out of his stance. Needs to get stronger in his lower half to anchor at the point of attack.
  • Awareness is above-average for his limited experience. Sells trap block and can turn to seal. Fluid getting to and adjust at the second level.
  • Fundamentally sound and understands blocking angles, using body positioning to his advantage. Disciplined awareness and good intelligence.
  • Gets everything out of his adequate size and frame with good length. Added bulk to his frame and flashes functional strength to get a good push in the run game.
  • Feisty, tough and plays with a competitive attitude.
Weaknesses
  • Adequate initial burst should be far better and isn't good enough to consistently hold out elite pass rushers.
  • Susceptible to speed rushers. Has only average quickness off the snap and doesn't possess the acceleration or arm length to corral defenders once they cross his face.
  • Lacks lateral agility, flexibility and footwork to start on the outside in the NFL.
  • Not physically imposing and has average overall strength. Upper body gets over his feet too often and he easily loses his balance.
  • Will punch at smaller defenders instead of latching on and is more of a mauler than mover in the running game. Can improve maintaining outside leverage when doubling the nose. Ducks his head and gets too upright, causing him to fall off second-level blocks.
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How other scouting services rate Josh Watson (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
670.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
151.0
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