- BProjectionRound 3-4
Strong Points: Strong, productive inside runner who consistently gets yards after contact. Showcases required burst to turn the corner and get outside. Good run instincts. Makes the first man miss in the open field. Good hands and adjusts to the ball. Willing blocker. Plenty of tread on the tires.
Weak Points: Wasn't a starter until about one-third of the way through the 2017 season. Must work on pass-blocking technique and route running.
The Way We See It: The late-blooming Ozigbo didn't get a chance to start until his junior season, and it wasn't until Scott Frost's arrival in 2018 that Ozigbo finally got an opportunity to be the featured back. He played behind a poor offensive line, so much of his yardage was the result of his talent and determination. Ozigbo is a strong, north-south runner who is quick to the hole, creates after contact and pushes the pile. He has a pick-and-slide run style with some jump-cut skills, including in the hole. He has surprising speed once he gets in the open field. Ozigbo is a much better player than his numbers indicate. If he had run behind a good offensive line, he might have gone for 2,000 yards! It says here Ozigbo will be a much better NFL back than he was in college. The good news is that he wasn't overused and has a lot of tread left on the tires. Whichever team drafts Ozigbo gets a mid-round steal.