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2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report: RB D’Andre Swift


Big Board ranking: #22

Positional ranking: #2

 

Overview

Position: RB

College: Georgia

Class: Junior

Age: 21

 

Measurables

Height: 5’8 1/4”

Weight: 212 lbs.

Arm length: 29 7/8”

Hand size: 9”

 

Athletic testing

40-yard dash: 4.48 sec.

Vertical jump: 35.5”

Broad jump: 121.0”

Bench press: N/A

3-cone drill: N/A

Short shuttle: N/A

 

Strengths

Elite agility and explosiveness. Top-end acceleration. Extremely elusive. Naturally knows how to make defenders miss. Usually very decisive. Can string moves together without thinking. Speed and burst forces defenders to take poor angles. Recognizes cutback opportunities. Quick jump cut allows him to hit the right hole. Has a signature dead leg juke move. Uses efficient spin move. Underrated power on inside runs. Thick and physical. Fights for extra yards. Doesn’t hesitate to initiate contact. Very good hands. Shows upside as a route runner. Doesn’t need a heavy workload to make a significant impact. Great work ethic and toughness. Good in pass protection when he squares up defenders. Played through injury in 2019 (including bowl game).

 

Weaknesses

Average overall vision behind the line of scrimmage. Sometimes looks for the home run. Uses cut block too often in pass protection.

 

NFL comparison

Devonta Freeman

 

Conclusion

Overall, Swift is an explosive runner with video-game quickness and underrated physicality based on his “finesse” skillset. Whether it’s in the lead role or as a change-of-pace option early in his career, Swift will bring plenty of juice to an offense at the next level.

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Good report. Hoping for the best for D’Andre.

Nate
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Very good.

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Falcons should take a look as a replacement.

Dave
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They should get Jonathan Taylor.

Rod
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Another RB class with strength and depth.

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