Romeo McKnight
Defensive End from Charlotte 2021 Draft Profile
Romeo McKnight
Height
6-5
Weight
260 lbs
College
Charlotte
Position
DE
Class
Senior
Home town
Crystal Lake IL
59/100
Player Rating
29
PositionRank
4.86
FortyYD Time
Sacks
1.5
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
24
Sol tackles
13

Romeo McKnight DE Charlotte Draft Profile

Cleveland Browns Signed as an undrafted free agent by Cleveland Browns
Strengths
  • Challenges inside with quickness and strong hands. Run-and-chase defender who can leave a mark.
  • Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile.
  • 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.
  • Has fluid footwork to redirect, reverse momentum and close with a burst. Regularly first off the ball with good snap anticipation.
  • Easily gains inside leverage by shooting gaps.
Weaknesses
  • Doesn't change direction easily. Can be late off the snap.
  • Never out of a play, but can get out of control and work himself away from the action.
  • Misses tackles, even when he gets his hands on the ballcarrier. Needs to improve hand placement and technique.
  • Lacks overpowering strength and can stick to blocks. Lacks explosive speed to bend and flatten off the corner with stiff hips and ankles. Not flexible or fluid.
  • Plays tall, lacks athleticism to break down against elusive ballcarriers.

How other scouting services rate Romeo McKnight (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
638.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
73.0