Rankings

Player Display Name: 
Lonnie Johnson

Cornerback
School: Kentucky | Conference: SEC
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2.0 / 213 | 40: 4.52 | DRAFT YR:2019

Rankings

Grade
3.98
Projected Round
2nd
Pos: 
Tall, fluid corner with a developing game. Moved into a full-time starting position as a senior and finished with 23 tackles and four pass breakups. Aggressive, mixes it up with opponents and gives effort against the run. Fluid in his backpedal, quickly flips his hips and smoothly moves about the field. Displays a sense of timing on pass defenses, gets vertical to knock away the throw and physically beats down opponents to defend the pass. Has a burst to the ball out of his plant, aggressively drives his shoulders into ball carriers and hits hard. Breaks down well and agile.
Neg: 
Hits more than he wraps up as a tackler. Marginally productive at the college level.
Analysis: 
Johnson possesses big-time physical skills and slowly rounded them into football ability. After a solid 2018 campaign, he showed well during the Senior Bowl and gave scouts a glimpse of things to come. If he continues to develop and gets proper coaching, Johnson has the tools necessary to start at the next level.