Leon O'Neal Jr.
Leon O'Neal Jr.  SS  Texas A&M | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Leon O'Neal Jr.
Height
6-1
Weight
211
College
Texas A&M
Position
SS
Class
Senior
Home town
Cypress, TX
78.4/100
Player Rating
40
PositionRank
4.7
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
2
Interception YDS
85
Passes Defensed
5
Tackles
58
Sol tackles
38

Leon O'Neal Jr. SS Texas A&M | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Leon O'Neal Jr. SS Texas A&M
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.70 seconds
Height: 6-1 Weight: 211
Hands: 10 Arms: 31 5/8 Span: 76 4/8
Date of Birth: 12/23/1998 Age: 23.6
NFL Combine & Pro-Day Results
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Overall Rating: 78.4 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
60%
Run Defense:
62%
Coverage:
82%
Zone:
83%
Man/Press:
77%
DRAFT GRADE: 7th Position rank: #40
College Games: 39 College Snaps: 1946
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (84/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #23 Pos Rank: #9 State Rank: #17
College Combine Results
Strengths
  • Does a very good job of reading the eyes of the quarterback and reacting with good field awareness and ball skills.
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • Patient and flexible in his drops and looks natural in space. Aggressive with an active playing style to work through the action - doesn't back down against the run
  • Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
  • Versatile with experience as an in-the-box safety and in-man coverage.
Weaknesses
  • Will slip off tackles and needs to finish more consistently.
  • 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.
  • Has an NFL frame with strong hands, the ability to close quickly on underneath routes and the size to tackle with a thump.
  • Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
  • 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.
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How other scouting services rate Leon O'Neal Jr. (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
179.2
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
39.0