Christa’s Scouting Report: Jayron Kearse

Height: 6’5
Weight: 220


Overview: Jayron Kearse is a Junior who plays Safety for Clemson University. Kearse currently, has 127 combined tackles, 3 sacks, and 7 interceptions for 83 yards to start the beginning of his season. Last year, he had 60 tackles on defense and had the third most tackles on his team.

Strengths: Displays great size and height at the position. Explosive has good speed at the safety position. An aggressive playmaker on the field. A great and a physical athlete. Great ball skills. A ball-hawk at the safety position. Good against the run. A playmaker in the line of the scrimmage. Can be a versatile playmaker in the NFL, has the ability to blitz and get to the quarterback. Great at covering defenders.

Weaknesses: Coverage skills could use some work, could be due to his over aggressive demeanor on the field. At times can give up big plays by being too aggressive.

My NFL Comparison: Seattle Seahawks Safety Kam Chancellor. Why Chancellor? Both Chancellor and Kearse are both are physical and aggressive safeties who know how to make plays. Like Chancellor, he is a great ball-hawk who displays good instincts.

Projected Round (2016): Between a late 1st and a 2nd round draft pick.

Bottom Line: He is a ball-hawk who knows how to make plays on defense. Kearse an aggressive playmaker who is everywhere on the field. There is very little weaknesses to his game, who is NFL ready. He is also a versatile option for a team in need of more playmakers on defense. Could use for blitz packages to get to the quarterback.

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