Darius Phillips – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Darius Phillips

CB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
CB Western Michigan 4 SR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
5'10 191 4.52 5'9 193 31 1/2 9 1/8

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle
4.54 DNP DNP DNP DNP 4.18*

Overview:

Phillips finished his career at Western Michigan, where he played in 51 career games, had 127 tackles, 13.0 for loss, 12 interceptions, 47 pass breakups, 4 forced fumbles, and 3 fumbles recovered. He has good speed, he is a great cover cornerback, and a shut down cornerback. He is very physical, and does not back down. He is a tackling machine, and a ball hawk. He is also a defensive play maker, and a difference maker on defense. He is also a dynamic return man. And he is a hard hitter, and has good instincts. On the other hand, he is a bit on the small side, but that does not hurt his game. With that said, I view Phillips as a day 3 pick when it is all said and done.

Strengths:

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 opf bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss

Weaknesses:

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