Safety

Derwin James – Florida State University

Derwin James

College- Florida State University

Height- 6 feet 3 inches

Weight- 215 pounds

Position- Safety

 

Pros

  • Sideline to sideline range
  • Times the ball well
  • Versatile – plays both safety spots, nickel, dime and linebacker
  • Reads and reacts
  • Elite leaping ability
  • Great instincts
  • Freakish athleticism
  • Can cover running backs and tight ends
  • Hard hitter and great at pass break ups
  • Very physical

 Derwin james

Cons

  • Doesn’t always wrap up on tackles
  • Doesn’t always play the ball

Overall

Derwin James is a top five prospect in this draft and will be a top ten pick come draft day. There isn’t much to dislike about him and his play at FSU speaks for itself. He will be a cornerstone player for a team’s defense and a true difference maker on the field. He is a special talent and will be a very fun player to watch for years to come.

NFL Comparison– Sean Taylor

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