Omar Fortt
Omar Fortt  LB  Connecticut | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Omar Fortt
Height
6-0
Weight
212
College
Connecticut
Position
LB
Class
Senior
Home town
Stamford, CT
53.0/100
Player Rating
57
PositionRank
4.52
FortyYD Time
Sacks
1.5
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
69
Sol tackles
35

Omar Fortt LB Connecticut | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Omar Fortt LB Connecticut
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.52 seconds
Height: 6-0 Weight: 212
Overall Rating: 53.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
65%
Pass Rush:
56%
Run Defense:
45%
Coverage:
48%
DRAFT GRADE: UDFA Position rank: #57
College Games: 31 College Snaps: 1544
Strengths
  • Can attack the edge with speed and has the flexibility to dip low and under the tackle's reach.
  • Good closing speed with long arms to drag down quarterbacks and running backs.
  • Handles misdirection well with quick change-of-direction ability. Comes downhill quickly against the run when he has an open lane.
  • Closes quickly on relatively immobile quarterbacks. A consistently heavy hitter who flashes explosiveness and the ability to separate the ball.
Weaknesses
  • Lacks the strength to blow up fullbacks and bulk/length to prevent getting engulfed by better linemen at the second level.
  • Saught looking into the backfield occasionally instead of getting to the receiver in the flat. Leaves his feet at times while tackling, and NFL backs will take advantage of that.
  • Must work on using violent hands and defeating cut blocks. Also needs to build a variety of pass-rush moves.
  • Lacks pop and strength to anchor, though. Most effective when uncovered inside and chasing stretch plays to the sideline.
  • Loses size battle to many tight ends and is easily pushed away on out routes.
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How other scouting services rate Omar Fortt (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
147.0