Trevin Wallace
Trevin Wallace  LB  Kentucky | NFL Draft 2024 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Trevin Wallace
Height
6-1
Weight
237
College
Kentucky
Position
LB
Class
Junior
Home town
Jesup, GA
81.4/100
Player Rating
10
PositionRank (LB)
4.51
FortyYD Time
Sacks
5.5
Fumbles Forced
1
Tackles
80
Sol tackles
45

Trevin Wallace LB Kentucky | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Trevin Wallace LB Kentucky
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

PLAY STYLE: MULI-ROLE LB
Last Updated: 04/22/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.51 seconds (93%*)
Age: 21.3 DOB: 02/22/2003
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
Measurables:
Height: 6-1 (35%*) Weight: 237 (38%*)
Hands: 9 1/8 (26%*) Arm: 32 5/8 (57%*) Span: 79 2/8 (90%*)
Forty: 4.51 (C) (93%*) Ten Yard: 1.62 (C) (52%*)
Vertical: 37.5 (C) (85%*) Broad: 127 (C) (94%*)
Bench: 20 (P) (34%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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PLAY STYLE: MULI-ROLE LB
Last Updated: 04/22/2024
Draft Year: 2024
40 time: 4.51 seconds (93%*)
Age: 21.3 DOB: 02/22/2003
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 6-1 (35%*) Weight: 237 (38%*)
Hands: 9 1/8 (26%*) Arm: 32 5/8 (57%*)
Span: 79 2/8 (90%*)
Forty: 4.51 (C) (93%*)
10 Yard: 1.62 (C) (52%*)
Vertical: 37.5 (C) (85%*) Broad: 127 (C) (94%*)
Bench: 20 (P) (34%*)
(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: 81.4 / 100
Average rating of opposition Offense player has faced
Offense Rating:
80%
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Tackling:
78%
Pass Rush:
69%
Run Defense:
62%
Coverage:
66%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 5th
Overall Rank: #152 Position rank: #10
College Games: 35 College Snaps: 1279
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 83/100
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 97 Stars 247 RATING: 97/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.8 (95%)
Carolina Panthers Drafted: ROUND: 3 - Pick Number: 72 (CAR)
Draft Profile: Bio
Trevin Wallace, a standout linebacker from the University of Kentucky, began his football journey in Jesup, Georgia. His athleticism was evident from a young age, excelling in multiple sports and breaking the state weightlifting championship record. A four-star recruit, Wallace made immediate waves in college football. As a freshman at Kentucky, he earned All-SEC Freshman Team honors and quickly established himself as a versatile defender, participating in various roles across the defense and special teams. Throughout his collegiate career, Wallace logged decent stats, 166 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, and 10 sacks over three seasons. His senior year culminated in a team captaincy, reflecting both his leadership and his on-field impact. In 2023, Wallace recorded career highs with 80 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, and 5.5 sacks.

Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Elite level overall athlete - pervormed in the 90 plus percentile in both forty and the broad jump at the Combine
  • Wallace plays with a high-energy style with excellent foot speed and the ability to accelerate rapidly, effectively covering the full field.
  • His physical build includes a notable mass and arm length, which aids in handling physical confrontations and shedding blocks.
  • Impressive lateral agility allows him to effectively manage space and tackle in short areas.
  • Effective in both pass and run defense, showcasing quick decision-making in transition plays.
  • Demonstrates reliable tackling technique, effectively wrapping up and breaking down opponents in open space.
  • His abilities in coverage are augmented by his explosive speed, enabling him to match tight ends and manage wheel routes adeptly.
  • Brings a versatile skill set from special teams experience, enhancing his draft appeal.
  • Leadership qualities are obvious - team Captain
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • At times, Wallace exhibits over-aggression which can lead to misreading plays or biting on play-action fakes.
  • His anticipation and play recognition need improvement to meet NFL standards, often reacting rather than predicting plays.
  • Can be outmaneuvered by offensive linemen in the running game due to a lack of consistent physicality at the point of attack.
  • Struggles with maintaining optimal gap discipline, occasionally allowing cutback lanes to open up.
  • Inconsistent in taking on blockers, needing refined technique to effectively leverage his strength.
  • Scouting Report: Summary
    Trevin Wallace brings a dynamic mix of elite athleticism and versatility to the table. His ability to cover ground quickly and his agility in changing direction are standout traits that align with the demands of a modern coverage-focused NFL linebacker. His tenure at Kentucky displayed his potential to develop into a contributor at the pro level, particularly highlighted by his tackling consistency and coverage skills against both tight ends and running backs.

    However, Wallace's transition to the NFL isn't without challenges. His play recognition and consistency at the point of attack need refinement to ensure he can handle the complexity and speed at the next level. Too often, Wallace relies on his athletic ability to compensate for these lapses, which might not suffice against the more sophisticated schemes in the NFL. His tendency to be overly aggressive can lead him to misread plays or react prematurely.

    Looking ahead, Wallace’s draft journey will largely depend on teams' assessments of his ability to adapt and evolve his game intelligence to match his physical tools. If he can demonstrate improved football IQ and commitment to technical refinement, Wallace could very well secure a role as a valuable three-down linebacker, offering both range in coverage and impact in blitz packages. His early contributions are likely on special teams, where his athleticism will be a distinct advantage, with potential growth into a more substantial defensive role with proper development and coaching.

    Trevin Wallace percentiles vs other Linebackers (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

    How other scouting services rate Trevin Wallace (Overall Rank)

    All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
    122.9
    All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
    13.0
    *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.