Jason’s Early 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: South Florida CB Deatrick Nichols

Basics:

Name- Deatrick Nichols
College- South Florida
Position- CB
Jersey Number- 3
Class- Senior

Measurements:

Height- 5’10
Weight- 189 lbs
Projected 40 Time- 4.47

Pros:

Has good speed
Tackling machine
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
A tough nosed player
Has good instincts
Ball hawk
Has good ball skills
Relentless defender
Very physical
Does not back down
A good cover CB
A hard hitter
A shut down CB
Does a great job of breaking up passes
A defensive play maker
Very experienced
Does a good job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Cons:

A bit undersized but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats(As of Week 6):

Games Played: 43, Tackles: 140, Tackles For Loss: 12.0, Interceptions: 10, Pass Breakups: 18, Forced Fumbles: 3, Fumbles Recovered: 1