Draft Profile: BioKris Jenkins from Our Lady Good Counsel HS High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Jenkins joined Michigan.
In 2020 as a freshman Jenkins saw action in just one game and played a total of 3 snaps for the Wolverines. He recorded no tackles, no assists, while adding no stops.
As a sophomore for the Wolverines in 2021 Jenkins played in 13 games and took part in 175 snaps for the Wolverines. He recorded 16 tackles, 3 assists, while adding 15 stops. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 4 total pressures, and 2 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and no sacks during the year.
In 2022 as a junior Jenkins played in 13 games and contributed on 481 snaps. He recorded 40 tackles, 12 assists while making 34 stops. As a pass rusher, he produced 19 total pressures, which included 15 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and 2 sacks on the year.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- Combines strength and footwork to fill holes inside, as well. Recovers from cut blocks or falling on his way to make a tackle.
- He’s a high-effort pass rusher who shows good initial quickness and the ability to beat blockers to the inside.
- Strong tackler. Has good power in hands and can anchor, shed, and chase.
- Jenkins has the strong core and powerful hands to shed blockers, and Jenkins shows excellent instincts with the ability to quickly locate the ball.
- His hand use is excellent; he’s strong in the upper body and consistently swats away blockers.
- Delivers a strong punch and uses his hands to shed blocks to make plays in the hole or outside the box. Uses lower-body strength to anchor inside.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Jenkins has limited range as a tackler, and Jenkins lacks the straight-line speed to be effective in pursuit.
- While he’s a decent lateral mover, he doesn’t show great closing speed when he has to chase in pursuit.
- He lacks the speed of a chase and- tackle guy. Jenkins lacks twitch as a pass rusher and lacks the feet and flexibility to threaten around the edge.
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