Derwin James – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Derwin James



Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
SS Florida State 3 RS-SO

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

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'2 212 4.52

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

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle




Has good size

Tackling machine

Sure fire tackler

Has a non stop motor

Is in on every play

Does not give up on many plays

Has good speed

Is a good cover DB

Is versatile as he can play Safety and in the Slot

A hard hitter

Wraps up on tackles

A relentless defender

Wreaks havoc on defense

Has good instincts

Very physical

Does not back down

Has good ball skills

Does a good job of getting the backs and receivers down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss


Whiffs on some tackles at times

Not known for getting many INTs despite good ball skills

Missed all but 2 games in 2016 due to a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee

Career Stats:

Games Played: 27

Tackles: 186

Tackles For Loss: 12.0

Interceptions: 3

Pass Breakups: 12

Forced Fumbles: 2

Fumbles Recovered: 2