Trae Meadows
Trae Meadows  DB  Western Kentucky | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Trae Meadows
Height
6-1
Weight
190
College
Western Kentucky
Position
DB
Class
Senior
Home town
Greensboro, NC
57.0/100
Player Rating
74
PositionRank (DB)
4.59
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
-5
Passes Defensed
4
Tackles
27
Sol tackles
20

Trae Meadows DB Western Kentucky | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Trae Meadows DB Western Kentucky
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #377 Position Rank: #74 (DB)
40 time: 4.59 seconds
Height: 6-1 Weight: 190
Overall Rating: 57.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
60%
Run Defense:
54%
Coverage:
63%
Zone:
57%
Man/Press:
64%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #74
College Games: 25 College Snaps: 1121
Strengths
  • Aware zone cornerback who is also adept in man coverage, flashing physical hand punch at the line and straight-line speed to stay with receivers downfield.
  • Good strength to tackle. Plays with high energy and is a tough-minded overachiever.
  • Alert defender for zone coverage, showing good understanding of route progressions occurring behind him and a quick burst downhill to break on underneath passes in front of him.
  • Trusts his eyes with very good awareness. Has very good reaction skills to break quickly on the ball.
  • Stout and feisty. Will engage, shed and securely wrap the ballcarrier. Very fluid hips, backpedal and change-of-direction agility.
Weaknesses
  • Needs to get stronger. Too easily lost in the trash. Not a sudden athlete and shows body stiffness when attempting to quickly redirect.
  • Has a high backpedal and loses a step in transition. Plays with adequate speed but there are concerns about his ability to handle the truly explosive speedsters of the NFL.
  • Lacks the recovery speed to catch receivers if he waits for them to arrive.
  • Vulnerable to big plays trying to bait the quarterback.
  • 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 Trae Meadows (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
223.0