Keith Taylor
Keith Taylor  CB  Washington | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Keith Taylor
Height
6-3
Weight
195 lbs
College
Washington
Position
CB
Class
Senior
Home town
Long Beach CA
32.0/100
Player Rating
115
PositionRank
4.58
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
1
Tackles
9
Sol tackles
7

Keith Taylor CB Washington | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Keith Taylor CB Washington
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.58 seconds
Height: 6-3 Weight: 195 lbs
Position rank: #115
College Games Played: 29
College Snap Count: 1520
College Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (78/100)
Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (78/100)
College Combine Results
DRAFT GRADE - ROUND: UDFA
Overall Rating: 32.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
37%
Run Defense:
46%
Coverage:
54%
Zone:
54%
Man/Press:
51%
Carolina Panthers Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 5 - Pick Number: 166 (CAR)
Strengths
  • Flashes some physicality as a hitter.
  • Good hustle player who puts himself in the action when he's not directly involved. Knows how to use his height and vertical leap.
  • Extremely aggressive to come up and put his body in traffic to make tackles.
  • Tough and scrappy with forceful nature to be physical at all levels of the field. Has good bulk on his frame to be aggressive in run support.
  • Flashes intimidating attitude and will crush tiptoeing receivers across the middle.
  • Alert defender for zone coverage, showing good understanding of route progressions occurring behind him and a quick burst downhill to break on underneath passes in front of him.
  • Attacks the ball with authority, with quick read-and-react ability. Willing and physical tackler, flashes toughness and aggressive nature vs. the run.
Weaknesses
  • Lacks instincts with shaky awareness, is overaggressive and too often bites on fakes and misdirection.
  • Has a high backpedal and loses a step in transition. Plays with adequate speed but there are concerns about his ability to handle the truly explosive speedsters of the NFL.
  • 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.
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How other scouting services rate Keith Taylor (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
274.6
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
76.0