Nick Andersen
Nick Andersen  S  Wake Forest | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Nick Andersen
Height
5-11
Weight
194
College
Wake Forest
Position
S
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Clifton, VA
79.2/100
Player Rating
33
PositionRank (DB)
4.58
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
3
Tackles
44
Sol tackles
31

Nick Andersen S Wake Forest | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Nick Andersen S Wake Forest
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #201 Position Rank: #33 (DB)
40 time: 4.58 seconds
Height: 5-11 Weight: 194
Overall Rating: 79.2 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
62%
Run Defense:
51%
Coverage:
72%
Zone:
73%
Man/Press:
65%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 7th Position rank: #33
College Games: 20 College Snaps: 1112
Draft Profile: Bio
Nick Andersen attended Centreville High School and was Following high school, Andersen opted to join Wake Forest.

In 2020 as a freshman Andersen saw action in 9 games and played a total of 509 snaps at Safety for the Demon Deacons. He recorded decent 51 tackles, 10 assists, while adding 10 stops. In coverage Andersen notched up 5 pass break ups, 4 interceptions, and QB rating when targetted of 111.6.

As a sophomore in 2021 he played in 11 games and logged 603 snaps for the Demon Deacons. He made 39 tackles, 8 assists, and had 13 stops. In coverage he totaled 4 pass break ups, one interception, and QB rating when targetted of 107.8.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Tracks the ball well and has the natural ball skills for forcing turnovers.
  • Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
  • Great on route recognition and has click-and-close ability
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • He’s also very good in zone coverage, showing a great understanding of routes and the ability to close quickly.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Has poor recognition skills when facing the action in zone coverage.
  • Rght now he’s only capable of playing in trail position, and even then he’d likely be draw a lot of flags.
  • Andersen gets beat over the top too often, and Andersen tends to panic and get too handsy when running downfield.
  • Tends to play conservatively and give too much cushion when playing off.
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How other scouting services rate Nick Andersen (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
231.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
44.0