Jason’s Early 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Western Michigan CB Darius Phillips

Basics:

Name- Darius Phillips
Position- CB
College- Western Michigan
Jersey Number- 4
Class- Senior

Measurements:

Height- 5’10
Weight- 191 lbs
Projected 40 Time- 4.52

Pros:

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

Cons:

A bit on the small side but that does not hurt his game

Career Stats:

Games Played: 51, Tackles: 127, Tackles For Loss: 13.0, Interceptions: 12, Pass Breakups: 47, Forced Fumbles: 4, Fumbles Recovered: 3