Mohamoud Diabate
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Mohamoud Diabate
Home town
Auburn, AL
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Mohamoud Diabate OLB/EDGE Utah | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Mohamoud Diabate OLB/EDGE Utah
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #287 Position Rank: #37 (LB)
40 time: 4.53 seconds
Height: 6-4 Weight: 222
Date of Birth: 05/18/2001 Age: 21.4
Overall Rating: 76.8 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #37
College Games: 37 College Snaps: 1281
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (83/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #91 Pos Rank: #16 State Rank: #8
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (95.1/100 )
Ovr Rank: #127 Pos Rank: #9
Draft Profile: Bio
Mohamoud Diabate from Auburn High High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Diabate joined Florida after being heavily recruited.

In 2019 as a freshman Diabate saw action in 11 games and played a total of 193 snaps at Edge Rusher for the Gators. He recorded only 9 tackles, 2 assists, while adding 10 stops. As a pass rusher, he added 21 total pressures, which included 15 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and a decent a decent 4 sacks on the season.

As a sophomore for the Gators in 2020 Diabate played in 12 games and took part in 448 snaps for the Gators. He recorded 42 tackles, 13 assists, while adding 21 stops. In coverage Diabate made 2 pass breakups, one interception, and QB rating when targetted of 111.7. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 13 total pressures, and 5 QB hurries, 6 QB hits, and 2 sacks during the year.

In 2021 as a junior Diabate played in 12 games and contributed on 561 snaps. He recorded decent 56 tackles, 26 assists while making 25 stops. In coverage Diabate chalked up no pass breakups, no interceptions, and QB rating when targetted of 113.8. As a pass rusher, he produced 19 total pressures, which included 16 QB hurries, 3 QB hits, and no sacks on the year.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Best attribute. Extreme quickness off the edge, has the flexibility to turn the corner.
  • Quick off the snap in the pass rush, Diabate has violent hands and a good feel for working inside counter moves.
  • Plays fast, flows with the action, showing smooth lateral agility and short-area burst. Has good instincts and awareness to quickly find the ball.
  • He’s very good in coverage when looking into the backfield in zone coverage.
  • He’s aggressive shooting gaps, redirecting downfield quickly and closing fast on the ball carrier. Diabate also has the ideal length and dip-and-bend ability to be a pass-rushing threat off the edge.
  • Diabate can move laterally and chase in pursuit. A tough, violent tackler with a non-stop motor, he also shows good awareness when dropping into coverage.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Diabate is on the small side and struggles to slip blocks; he’ll need to be covered up in order to make plays.
  • Diabate is narrow shouldered and won’t be able to carry much more weight on his frame.
  • He’s a little more finesse than power at this point and will have to prove he’s up to the physicality of the NFL.
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