Reed Blankenship
Reed Blankenship  S  Middle Tennessee | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Reed Blankenship
Height
6-1
Weight
196
College
Middle Tennessee
Position
S
Class
Senior
Home town
Athens, AL
60.0/100
Player Rating
101
PositionRank (DB)
4.62
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
8
Tackles
110
Sol tackles
75

Reed Blankenship S Middle Tennessee | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Reed Blankenship S Middle Tennessee
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #510 Position Rank: #101 (DB)
40 time: 4.62 seconds
Height: 6-1 Weight: 196
Hands: 9 2/8 Arms: 31 5/8 Span: 76 2/8
Date of Birth: 03/02/1999 Age: 23.5
Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 60.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
48%
Run Defense:
60%
Coverage:
57%
Zone:
53%
Man/Press:
58%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #101
College Games: 41 College Snaps: 2850
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (73/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #581 Pos Rank: #88 State Rank: #48
College Combine Results
Strengths
  • Is a bit of a cornerback-safety teener with only average size, speed, and length, but gets the most out of his ability and works hard to improve his game.
  • Can deliver the big hit and isn't afraid to jump inside to slow the ball.
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • Has smooth body control with the fluid ability to plant and redirect in any direction. Plays fast and decisive, arriving to the play with fierce intentions.
  • Transitions well from coverage to close on the ball. Strong hands, quick reactions for the interceptions.
Weaknesses
  • Not great in man coverage. Does not have elite speed and loses speed/gears down while turning.
  • Not an explosive player and needs to show better bend and flexibility in his drops - plays too high.
  • Has suspect instincts in coverage and needs to show better pre snap recognition.
  • Lacks the timed speed to mirror and maintain contact downfield. Loses the ball on slow-developing plays and has a tendency to reach and grab when he gets antsy.
  • Takes poor angles on the ball and lacks the pure speed to chase down the ballcarrier.
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How other scouting services rate Reed Blankenship (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
395.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
85.0
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