TJ Pledger
TJ Pledger  RB  Utah | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
TJ Pledger
Height
5-9
Weight
196
College
Utah
Position
RB
Class
Senior
Home town
Pacoima, CA
77.9/100
Player Rating
24
PositionRank (RB)
4.49
FortyYD Time
Rush YDs
694
Rush AVG
6.7
Rush TDs
6
Receptions
10
Rec YDs
107

TJ Pledger RB Utah | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

TJ Pledger RB Utah
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #224 Position Rank: #24 (RB)
40 time: 4.49 seconds
Height: 5-9 Weight: 196
Hands: 8 4/8 Arms: 29 1/8 Span: 70 5/8
Date of Birth: 02/24/2000 Age: 22.9
Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 77.9 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Rushing:
84%
Receiving/Hands:
47%
Pass Blocking:
58%
Run Blocking:
58%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 7th Position rank: #24
College Games: 35 College Snaps: 745
Strengths
  • Does not possess top breakaway speed, though he's rarely caught from behind.
  • Possesses quick feet and straight-line speed but doesn't have the elite burst to be a constant big-play threat. Improving patience as a runner, following pulling guards and makes good decisions on his cut.
  • Not truly explosive, but possesses enough speed to beat linebacker to the edge.
  • Flashes initial burst and good lateral quickness to sidestep defenders or bounce runs outside with very good foot quickness. Displays very good feel as an inside and outside runner with above average vision to make sharp cuts - good patience¬∑ and footwork to pick through defenses.
  • Doesn't possess elite breakaway speed, but is fast enough to gain yardage in chunks when he finds a seam.
Weaknesses
  • Does not always read blocks behind pulling guards. May not be big enough to move piles at the next level and has a tendency to bury his head too soon.
  • Too indecisive and hesitant at the line of scrimmage.
  • Offers little in pass protection and poor technique cut blocking, fails to do more than slow down blitzers by laying down in front of them.
  • Has a lean frame and lacks ideal bulk or muscle for the position. Doesn't have great strength, lacking a power element to his game to break many tackles.
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How other scouting services rate TJ Pledger (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
307.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
37.0