Photo of Demetrius Rhaney
Drafted By: Rams
Grade
5.2 ?

Draft Analysis:

At Tennessee State's pro day, Rhaney ran the 40-yard dash in 4.96 and 4.97 seconds. He had a 29-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.78 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.59 seconds. He had 24 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press.

  • 6'2" Height
  • 32" Arm Length
  • 301LBS. Weight
  • 9 1/2" Hands

Analysis

Strengths

Very good quickness, agility and balance. Gets into blocks quickly and keeps battling through the whistle (see fourth play of second quarter vs. Bethune when loses helmet). Runs his feet on contact. Good lower-body power. Can wall off and seal short areas. Efficient working up a level. Solid anchor in pass protection.

Weaknesses

Average arm length and overall athletic ability. Could do a better job gauging his power on the move and connecting with moving targets.

Draft Projection

Rounds 5-6

Bottom Line

A compactly built, light-footed pivot who elevated his draft standing after clocking sub-5.0 40 times at his pro-day workout. Has the size, power and agility to eventually compete for a starting job.
-Nolan Nawrocki
C
Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.

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