Photo of Trumaine Johnson
Drafted By: Rams
  • Round 3
  • Pick 2
  • Overall 65

Combine Results

Grade
83.5 ?
  • 4.61 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 19 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 35.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 122.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.20 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.15 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 11.68 SEC
    Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

Mayock's take: "He's got first-round talent even though he went to Montana. Jeff Fisher's son was a defensive back at Montana, so if anybody has inside information on this kid, it's the St. Louis Rams."

  • 6'1" Height
  • 33 1/4" Arm Length
  • 204LBS. Weight
  • 9 3/8" Hands

Overview

Johnson is arguably one of the most polished NFL prospects to come out of the Big Sky Conference in quite some time. He is a big, athletic cover corner who has completely dominated his competition. He has the speed and agility to stay with receivers and also the height to match up in the red zone. Despite playing in the Football Championship Subdivision, Johnson is an NFL-ready corner who is projected for the second round.

Analysis

Strengths

Johnson is a lanky defender who has the athletic ability to stay in a receiver's hip and make plays. He uses his arms effectively in press coverage and jabs receivers to interrupt their routes and timing within the offense. He understands when to react in zone and possesses the long speed to take risks there and still recover. He is good at reading the receiver's hips, reacting to their drop and quickly making a play on the ball. He is a very effective tackler and imposing athlete at the position.

Weaknesses

Johnson could be knocked for not having experience covering receivers in top-notch conferences like other corners at the top of the draft board. There will undoubtedly be a learning curve for him at the next level. Although he is a good tackler against the run, he can get caught on blocks at times and needs to learn to shed more quickly.
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Grade Title Draft (Round) Description
96-100 Future Hall of Famer Top Pick A once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
85-95 Immediate Starter 1st An impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
70-84 Eventual Starter 2nd-3rd A quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
50-69 Draftable Player 4th-7th A prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
20-49 Free Agent UDFA A player with solid measurables, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.

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