Terrion Arnold
Terrion Arnold  CB  Alabama | NFL Draft 2024 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Terrion Arnold
Height
6-0
Weight
196
College
Alabama
Position
CB
Class
Sophomore
Home town
Tallahassee, FL
88.7/100
Player Rating
3
PositionRank (DB)
4.45
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
5
Interception YDS
69
Passes Defensed
12
Tackles
63
Sol tackles
40

Terrion Arnold CB Alabama | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Terrion Arnold CB Alabama
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Outside Zone CB
Last Updated: 02/28/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.45 seconds (68%*)
Age: 20.11 DOB: 03/22/2003
Measurables:
Height: 6-0 (63%*) Weight: 196 (64%*)
Forty: 4.45 (O) (68%*)
0% 100%
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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ROLE: Outside Zone CB
Last Updated: 02/28/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.45 seconds (68%*)
Age: 20.11 DOB: 03/22/2003
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-0 (63%*) Weight: 196 (64%*)
Forty: 4.45 (O) (68%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 88.7 / 100
Average rating of opposition Offense player has faced
Offense Rating:
81%
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QB Rating When targeted: 58.6
Tackling:
81%
Run Defense:
96%
Coverage:
90%
Zone:
80%
Man/Press:
88%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 1st - Mid
Overall Rank: #18 Position rank: #3
College Games: 23 College Snaps: 1389
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 83/100
Grade: 247 Sports 5  Stars 247 Sports 98 Stars 247 RATING: 98/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 6.0 (98%)
Player Comparison* (Similarity level)
Devon Witherspoon - Illinois
85%
Trent McDuffie - Washington
82%
Christian Gonzalez - Oregon
78%
Draft Profile: Bio
Terrion Arnold, hailing from John Paul II Catholic High School, was a 4-star recruit according to ESPN and received a 5-star grade from 247 Sports. Choosing Alabama.
In 2022, Arnold played in 9 games, taking 549 snaps at cornerback. His season included 35 tackles, 8 assists, 7 stops, 7 pass breakups, one interception, and a quarterback rating when targeted of 82.5.

In 2023, he increased his playing time to 13 games with 780 snaps. His performance also improved with 47 tackles, 13 assists, 21 stops, alongside 12 pass breakups, 5 interceptions, and an elite quarterback rating when targeted of 52.5.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Possesses an impressive frame with ideal height, solid build, and length for a cornerback combined with good speed
  • Confident and technical in man coverage, demonstrating physicality along the route stem.
  • Shows patience and aggression at the line of scrimmage, especially when playing inside
  • Efficient footwork, allowing him to mirror receivers effortlessly in man coverage.
  • Fluid hips and great explosion aid in transition and recovery phases.
  • Aggressive approach to downhill plays against screens.
  • Consistent heavy-hitting tackler - wraps up well. Could play safety
  • Noticeable improvements in his zone coverage skills since his freshman season
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Only average as a zone corner. In Cover 3 leverage, needs to trust his athleticism more and not allow easy completions on stop routes.
  • When there's no threat in his zone, he must process cross-field threats quicker.
  • Shows some growth but is still less comfortable when playing in the slot.
  • Occasionally misjudges ball trajectory on deep passes, leading to overcommitment or underestimation of receiver's reach.
  • While physical, can be prone to drawing penalties due to overly aggressive play in man coverage.
Scouting Report: Summary
Terrion Arnold emerges from Alabama's football crucible as a high-caliber cornerback prospect for the NFL Draft. His transition from safety to cornerback showcases not just versatility but a keen aptitude for defensive back play. With a robust blend of size, agility, and speed (evidenced by a 4.45 40-yard dash), Arnold fits the prototype of an outside cornerback capable of shutting down opposing receivers. His playstyle is a blend of physicality at the line and fluid coverage skills downfield, making him a nuisance for receivers in man coverage. However, Arnold is not just a one-dimensional player; his improvements in zone coverage highlight a growing football IQ and an ability to adapt to complex defensive schemes. This aspect of his game will be particularly appealing to NFL teams seeking a cornerback who can operate effectively in various defensive setups. As Arnold steps into the professional arena, his ceiling is as intriguing as his current skill set. Teams needing a cornerback who can contribute immediately while still having room to grow will find Arnold's profile particularly appealing. He enters the NFL Draft with the potential to develop into a cornerstone player in an NFL secondary, combining the physical tools and on-field intelligence that are hallmarks of top-tier defensive backs.

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How other scouting services rate Terrion Arnold (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
31.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
6.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.