John Limberakis Vertical Board 2021

John Limberakis has been hard at work in the film room, watching clips and taking notes on hundreds of 2021 draft prospects, often with his compatriots from the Scho Show Slack channel. Grades are based on the ITP Draft Guide Scale developed by Dan Hatman (see below table). Here is John’s vertical board for this year’s NFL Draft:

wdt_ID Rank Name Position RAS Grade Notes Scheme Fits/Roles Yrs Started Yrs Capt. Fit 1-5 Role
1 1 Trevor Lawrence QB NA 8.75 Near perfect QB prospect - great runner too. Needs to add weight. Scheme Diverse 3 1 5.00 QB1
2 2 Kyle Pitts WR/TE 9.72 8.75 Best TE/WR receiver I have seen. Might not ever be a good inline blocker. Scheme Diverse but if inline might be best in Kubiak-Shanny 2 0 3.00 WR/TE
3 3 Justin Fields QB NA but 9.5 8.49 Dual-threat, great accuracy, needs to just get ball out faster Scheme Diverse 2 1 4.50 QB1
4 4 Rashawn Slater OT/OG 9.74 8.49 33"a, elite athlete, destroyed Chase young, maybe an OG, just avg power OG/OT best in Zone but scheme diverse 3 0 4.00 OT/OG
5 5 Ja'Marr Chase WR 9.9 8.49 Elite athlete, beats press outside, fantastic acceleration and gets separation Scheme Diverse but should start and dominate outside 2 0 5.00 X,Slot,Z
6 6 Micah Parsons ILB/OLB 9.78 8.25 Elite athlete but has multiple off-field issues, char cons, and work ethic?? Over aggressive but see Scheme fit He can do everything a Patriots hybrid LB needs to do 1 0 2.00 ILB/OLB/Edge
7 7 Jaylen Waddle WR NA 8.25 Elite athlete, returner, RAC artist, contested catches, injuries Scheme diverse but relatively unproven outside - might start inside 1 0 2.50 Z,Slot,X,G
8 8 Caleb Farley CB NA 8.25 Elite athlete, significant injury history (back), relatively little tape Scheme versatile but should be outside lockdown corner maybe inside 2 0 5.00 Outside CB1
9 9 Penei Sewell OT 9.01 8.25 Elite athlete, young, 33.25"a, huge, mauler, issues w/ balance and pass pro Scheme versatile but best in gap/power 2 0 5.00 OT
10 10 Jaycee Horn CB 10 8.25 Elite athlete, Great at press, flashed ball skills, awful tackler technically Scheme Versatile, best in press man or press zone, can cover slots 3 0 4.00 Outside or Inside CB1
Rank Name Position RAS Grade Notes Scheme Fits/Roles Yrs Started Yrs Capt. Fit 1-5 Role

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