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NFL Draft Diamonds Scouting Report: Jimmy Thomas, DL, John Carroll University

Jimmy Thomas of John Carroll is a stud pass rusher. Check out this scouting report by Zen Bliss of NFL Draft Diamonds
  • Name; Jimmy Thomas
  • Position: DL
  • College: John Carroll University 
  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 245 

2018 Film Viewed

  • Vs Mount Union 
  • Vs Muskingum
  • Vs Marietta

Ability : 

Displays Good A.A, Ht, C.O.D, and Wt. to set the edge vs the run and finish to the QbThomas has good play speed with explosive 1st step with initial quickness vs pass  and sudden movement and explosion with compact and explosive tackling ability vs run

Player Summary

– Good play speed allows him to use explosive movements and C.O.D to beat his man rushing the passer and uses his strength and good body control to disengage to make tackles vs run game.- Good change of direction ability allows him to cut inside and swim during pass rush- Displays adequate down hill tackling skills and good play strength to attack RB’s in the hole. Displays good lateral pursuit and speed to chase down RBs and TEs in the short passing and screen game.- Shows Good competitive toughness winning at the point of attack with speed , power and quickness to beat OL vs pass with good power in his punch and ability to disengage from bigger OL using good hand placement and hand quickness. Thomas takes good pursuit angles vs outside zone and wins with determination and lateral speed. Shows determination and body control with his ability to dip his shoulder, get low, and maintain leverage vs pass.

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