Payton Turner
Defensive End from Houston 2021 Draft Profile
Payton Turner
Height
6-6
Weight
270 lbs
College
Houston
Position
DE
Class
Senior
Home town
Houston TX
78/100
Player Rating
14
PositionRank
4.98
FortyYD Time
Sacks
5
Fumbles Forced
1
Tackles
25
Sol tackles
17

Payton Turner DE Houston Draft Profile

New Orleans Saints Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 1 - Pick Number: 28 (NO)
Strengths
  • High-effort, thickly built defender with good strength and the leverage to create a pile. Locates_ the ball quickly and pursues with passion, showing_ good lateral agility while extending the play to the sideline.
  • Excellent hustle-and-chase tackler. Good closing speed with change of direction to corral mobile quarterbacks.
  • Flashes strength at the point of attack with active, violent hand use. Forceful with his upper body to defeat blocks. Strong hustle player.
  • He wins with all-out hustle, second and third effort and will contribute in the NFL.
  • Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile.
Weaknesses
  • Lacks the speed to turn the corner consistently and is too often washed out by stronghanded blockers.
  • Has a slender frame and lacks ideal power and flexibility. Struggles to shed and rarely disengages after initial contact.
  • Average athletically with average straight line speed and tight hips. Not a natural bender. Lacks secondary pass-rush moves.
  • Not a quick-twitch player. Won't consistently threaten the edge. Few explosive qualities and lacks great initial burst or overall range for the position.
  • Is slightly high-cut and stiff in the hips, likely too stiff for 3-4 outside linebacker consideration.

How other scouting services rate Payton Turner (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
273.8
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
64.0