Leddie Brown
Leddie Brown  RB  West Virginia | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Leddie Brown
Height
6-0
Weight
213
College
West Virginia
Position
RB
Class
Senior
Home town
Philadelphia, PA
77.4/100
Player Rating
26
PositionRank (RB)
4.64
FortyYD Time
Rush YDs
1065
Rush AVG
4.8
Rush TDs
13
Receptions
36
Rec YDs
217

Leddie Brown RB West Virginia | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Leddie Brown RB West Virginia
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: DUAL-ROLE Back
Last Updated: 12/30/2021
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 4.64 seconds (24%*)
Age: 25.0 DOB: 02/28/1999
Measurables:
Height: 6-0 (76%*) Weight: 213 (49%*)
Hands: 9 3/4 (77%*) Arm: 31 3/8 (61%*) Span: 76 3/8 (82%*)
Forty: 4.64 (C) (24%*) Shuttle: 4.21 (P) (65%*) Ten Yard: 1.62 (C) (33%*)
Vertical: 30 (C) (7%*) Broad: 118 (C) (47%*)
Three Cone: 7.03 (P) (56%*) Bench: 18 (P) (38%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
ROLE: DUAL-ROLE Back
Last Updated: 12/30/2021
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 4.64 seconds (24%*)
Age: 25.0 DOB: 02/28/1999
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-0 (76%*) Weight: 213 (49%*)
Hands: 9 3/4 (77%*) Arm: 31 3/8 (61%*)
Span: 76 3/8 (82%*)
Forty: 4.64 (C) (24%*) Shuttle: 4.21 (P) (65%*)
10 Yard: 1.62 (C) (33%*)
Vertical: 30 (C) (7%*) Broad: 118 (C) (47%*)
3 Cone: 7.03 (P) (56%*) Bench: 18 (P) (38%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 77.4 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
75%
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Rushing:
74%
Break Tackles:
61%
Receiving/Hands:
57%
Pass Blocking:
63%
Run Blocking:
70%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA
Overall Rank: #232 Position rank: #26
College Games: 43 College Snaps: 1772
Grade: 3 ESPN  Stars 3 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 73/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #155 Pos Rank: #94 State Rank: #1
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 88 Stars 247 RATING: 88/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.8 (95%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Brown was a Smyrna High School star who was a four-star recruit and the 255th player in the 2018 class. is the 6th leading rusher in West Virginia history. He has logged 2888 yds and 27 TDs over the past four years with over 2000 yds over the past two.
Brown was named to the All-Big 12 preseason second-team by Athlon Sports, Lindy’s, and Phil Steele. In 2020, he was an All-Big 12 First-Team selection.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Real tough powerful back who has an old school feel to him
  • Despite not having great time speed d we have never seen him caught from behind
  • One of the best after contact runners in college football - almost impossible to bring down one-on-one in space, regularly sidesteps would-be tacklers and uses offhand to use oncoming defenders' momentum against them without slowing down significantly
  • Demonstrated the ability to track the ball over his shoulder. Good vision and patience for screens.
  • Brown is a natural runner who shows good lateral agility
  • Nice soft hands - an asset in the passing game - Brown caught 31 passes in 2020 for 2 scores and in 2019 caught 17 passes
  • Runs with excellent balance and is difficult to stop between the tackles
  • Has good burst to and through the hole. A patient runner with good vision and burst for the cutback. Squares his shoulders and can knock the defender back onto his heels. Good leg drive and forward lean to gain extra yardage after contact
  • Displays very good feel as an inside and outside runner with an above-average vision to make sharp cuts - good patience· and footwork to pick through defenses
  • A classic north-south runner with little wasted motion
  • Versitile has even been used out wide to take advantage of his receiving ability
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Limited speed not explosive.
  • Not very quick - has to rely on power and struggles with running outside
  • While Strong has good power between the tackles maybe best suited to a full back role
  • Lacks creativity in the running game - needs to be more dynamic
  • Too indecisive and hesitant at the line of scrimmage and sometimes misses holes
Scouting Report: Summary
Brown will benefit from being part of a running back class that is somewhat underwhelming this year. He has great size to be a classic every-down back in the NFL and is well versed as both a receiver and a blocker so offers versatility scouts crave. He however is neither particularly quick nor fast and this will limit his draft stock in the 2022 NFL draft and reduce him to being regarded as a short-yardage role player.
He has an excellent injury history which you can't underestimate the importance of for running backs in the NFL and thus is likely to have a solid NFL career probably as part of a running back rotation scheme.
We see him being picked no higher than the fourth round unless he can improve his timed speed numbers during the NFL combine.

Leddie Brown percentiles vs other Running Backs (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Leddie Brown (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
284.2
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
35.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.