Tanner McCalister
Tanner McCalister  S  Oklahoma State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Tanner McCalister
Height
5-11
Weight
195
College
Oklahoma State
Position
S
Class
Senior
Home town
Heath, TX
64.0/100
Player Rating
85
PositionRank
4.54
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
13
Passes Defensed
6
Tackles
42
Sol tackles
29

Tanner McCalister S Oklahoma State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Tanner McCalister S Oklahoma State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.54 seconds
Height: 5-11 Weight: 195
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Overall Rating: 64.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
61%
Run Defense:
66%
Coverage:
66%
Zone:
65%
Man/Press:
66%
DRAFT GRADE: UDFA Position rank: #85
College Games: 49 College Snaps: 1849
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (80/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #75 Pos Rank: #42 State Rank: #59
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (87.1/100 )
Ovr Rank: #618 Pos Rank: #57
Draft Profile: Bio
Tanner McCalister attended Rockwall-Heath High School and was rated a 3 star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.871, going unranked by ESPN Following high school, McCalister opted to join Oklahoma State.

In 2018 as a freshman McCalister saw action in 11 games and played on a total of 122 snaps for the Cowboys. He recorded 11 tackles, no assists, while adding 4 stops. In coverage McCalister notched up one pass break up, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 154.4.

As a sophomore for the Cowboys in 2019 McCalister played in 13 games and took part on 384 snaps for the Cowboys. He made 29 tackles, 3 assists, and had 7 stops. In coverage McCalister totaled no pass break ups, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 130.4.

In 2020 as a junior McCalister played in 11 games and contributed on 647 snaps. He chalked up 41 tackles, 6 assists, and added 12 stops. In the secondary McCalister forced 5 pass break ups, no interceptions, and gave up a QB rating when targetted of 93.2.

In 2021 as a senior McCalister saw action in 14 games while playing on 696 snaps. He logged 30 tackles, 9 assists, and made 10 stops. In coverage McCalister had 5 pass break ups, one interception, and surrendered a QB rating when targetted of 84.0.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Strong hands to make plays on the ball, effective blitzer who shows well-coached technique and awareness.
  • Flashes some physicality as a hitter.
  • Gives up his body in run support with a very good closing burst.
  • Quicker than he is fast but has a burst to close in zone coverage and plays physical at the line in man.
  • Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
  • Transitions well from coverage to close on the ball. Strong hands, quick reactions for the interceptions.
  • Tough and scrappy with forceful nature to be physical at all levels of the field. Has good bulk on his frame to be aggressive in run support.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Has tense ankles and hips with choppy footwork when attempting to redirect and doesn't always look natural changing directions.
  • 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.
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How other scouting services rate Tanner McCalister (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
445.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
89.0