Teradja Mitchell
Teradja Mitchell  LB  Ohio State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Teradja Mitchell
Ohio State
Home town
Virginia Beach, VA
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Teradja Mitchell LB Ohio State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Teradja Mitchell LB Ohio State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #518 Position Rank: #67 (LB)
40 time: 4.69 seconds
Height: 6-2 Weight: 239
Overall Rating: 64.2 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #67
College Games: 29 College Snaps: 552
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (87/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #5 Pos Rank: #2 State Rank: #2
College Combine Results
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (97.71/100 )
Ovr Rank: #44 Pos Rank: #2
Draft Profile: Bio
Teradja Mitchell from Catholic High School was rated a 4 star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4 star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Mitchell opted to join Ohio State.

In 2018 as a freshman Mitchell saw action in 3 games and played on a total of 4 snaps for the Buckeyes. He recorded no tackles, no assists, while adding no stops.

As a sophomore for the Buckeyes in 2019 Mitchell played in 8 games and took part on 99 snaps for the Buckeyes. He recorded 10 tackles, 3 assists, while adding 6 stops. In coverage Mitchell made no pass break ups, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 85.0.

In 2020 as a junior Mitchell played in 8 games and contributed on 95 snaps. He recorded 7 tackles, one assist, while making 4 stops.

In 2021 as a senior Mitchell logged playing time in 10 games and logged a total of 354 snaps for the Buckeyes. He also added 23 tackles, 16 assists, and 13 stops. While in coverage Mitchell made one pass break up, no interceptions, and a QB rating when targetted of 108.5. As a pass rusher, he tallied 4 total pressures, which included 4 QB hurries, no QB hits, and no sacks on the season.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Good closing speed with long arms to drag down quarterbacks and running backs.
  • Has enough hustle and athleticism to make plays in the flat against running backs. Lacks height but has the vertical and timing to knock away passes when approaching the quarterback.
  • Work in progress as a pass rusher, with upfield burst and flexibility to dip and scrape.
  • Shows a burst to close. Flashes explosive hitting ability and good lateral and downfield pursuit.
  • Ferocious against the run and very good in coverage, is extremely versatile. Despite his build, he holds up well in traffic and makes a lot of plays by engaging a block, shedding, and pursuing.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Hits up high and misses more tackles than he should.
  • Inconsistent hustle. Only adequate change-of-direction ability. Also loses his balance too often in the open field. Lacks size to bull rush stronger tackles.
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