Safety Rankings 2023 NFL Draft

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Player Rankings - Safety

# Player Pos Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

Brandon
Joseph

S
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
196lbs 6-1 4.52 14 51.8
88.1
Does a good job getting his head around in time when playing with his back to the line of scrimmage. Has the ability to cover quic...
2

Tykee
Smith

S
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
198lbs 5-10 4.50 18 64.5
87.1
Good strength to tackle. Plays with high energy and is a tough-minded overachiever. Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line...
3

Jordan
Battle

S
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
206lbs 6-1 4.46 11 44.5
86.0
Battle has great natural ability with ideal size for a strong safety, is a natural leader, and has proved super smart while leadin...
4

Jalen
Catalon

S
Arkansas   Mascot
Arkansas Mascot
201lbs 5-10 4.50 22 70.6
85.9
Before the 2021 season Catalon was a slam dunk first-round pick in our mind - he'd put up great numbers while consistently domina...
5

Rashad
Torrence II

S
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
202lbs 6-0 4.49 21 68.5
85.3
Quicker than Torrence is fast but has a burst to close in zone coverage and plays physical at the line in man. Great on route rec...
6

Christopher
Smith

S
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
195lbs 5-11 4.46 26 83.1
84.3
Has good football awareness to read and react quickly and stay balanced and patient in space. His ball skills are very good. Smit...
7

Ronnie
Hickman

S
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
207lbs 6-1 4.45 32 102
83.6
Has the fluid athleticism and speed to cover tight ends and maybe even some big slot receivers. Hickman has the ball skills to cre...
8

JL
Skinner

S
Boise State   Mascot
Boise State Mascot
220lbs 6-4 4.55 20 67.7
83.2
Does a good job getting his head around in time when playing with his back to the line of scrimmage. Has the ability to cover quic...
9

Akeem
Dent

S
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
196lbs 6-1 4.47 28 92.8
82.2
Has quick feet and excellent change-of-direction ability, capable of mirroring quickness underneath. Tracks the ball well and has...
10

Avery
Young

S
Rutgers   Mascot
Rutgers Mascot
205lbs 6-1 4.51 41 158
81.7
Flashes good ball skills. Young has the fluidity and change-of-direction ability to mirror quicker receivers underneath. Has the ...
11

Jammie
Robinson

S
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
203lbs 5-11 4.45 30 99.5
81.1
Has the physical gifts to match any cornerback in this class, but has rough edges on the field. Is an explosive mover with quick...
12

Josh
Proctor

S
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
205lbs 6-2 4.51 42 159
80.7
Can deliver the big hit and isn't afraid to jump inside to slow the ball. Very good instincts, especially in the box. Sound and s...

2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Back

We've compared players post combine 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

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2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive Back

We've compared players 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

Check back after the combine as these numbers are likely to change.