Russ Yeast
Defensive Back from Louisville   Scouting Report
Russ Yeast
Height
5-11
Weight
205 lbs
College
Louisville
Position
DB
Class
Senior
Home town
Greenwood IN
63/100
Player Rating
50
PositionRank
4.57
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
3
Tackles
45
Sol tackles
31

Russ Yeast DB Louisville | NFL Draft 2021 Scouting Report

40-yard dash time: 4.57-seconds
Height: 5-11 Weight: 205 lbs
Position rank: #50
Games Played: 36
Total Snap Count: 2004
Overall Rating: 63/100
Tackling:
Run Defense:
Coverage:
Strengths
  • Transitions well from coverage to close on the ball. Strong hands, quick reactions for the interceptions.
  • Good strength to tackle. Plays with high energy and is a tough-minded overachiever.
  • Strong hands to make plays on the ball, effective blitzer who shows well-coached technique and awareness.
  • Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
  • Good speed in pursuit with the chase skills to track down the ballcarrier.
  • Savvy using his hands to get to the ball without drawing flags. Willing tackler and high-effort leader.
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • Has good football awareness to read and react quickly and stay balanced and patient in space.
Weaknesses
  • Will slip off tackles and needs to finish more consistently.
  • Inconsistent getting off of blocks. Can be a step slow to react when a quarterback comes back to his side of the field late in progression.

How other scouting services rate Russ Yeast (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
503.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
151.0