Rankings

Player Display Name: 
McKinley Whitfield

Safety
School: Tulsa | Conference: AAC
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2.5 / 211 | 40: 4.58 | DRAFT YR:2019

Rankings

Grade
3.07
Projected Round
FA
Pos: 
Ultra-productive run-defending safety with next-level size. Explosive, fires up the field to defend running plays and screen passes and is a hard hitter who works to separate opponents from the ball. Has a nasty attitude but plays heads-up football. Solid ball skills with the ability to burst out of his plant and quickly close to the action. Tracks the pass well in the air and works well with cornerbacks.
Neg: 
Often takes side angles to the action. Grabs as a tackler more than he squares and wraps up opponents. Hesitant.
Analysis: 
Whitfield has the size and ability to line up at strong safety as well as play on coverage units in the NFL. He must be more mindful of the details of his game but at the very least should be placed on a practice squad this fall.