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2019 NFL Draft

Ryquell Armstead

RB/Temple

  • C
    6.40
    Projection
    Round 6
  • YearSenior
  • Height5-11
  • Weight220
  • Hand9 ⅛
  • Arm30 ⅝
  • 40-yard4.45
  • Bench22
  • Vertical30.0
  • Broad114.0
  • 3-cone7.02
  • 20-yard4.29
  • 60-yardN/A
    YearGPCOMPATTPCTYDSYPATDSINTATTYDSYPCTDSRECYDSYPCTDSTKLTFLSACKPDFFFRPBUINTYDSPUNTSYDSAVGLNGFGMFGAPCTLNGXPMXPAPCT
    2015 11 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 51 191 3.7 2 2 7 3.5 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2016 13 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 156 919 5.9 14 5 41 8.2 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    2017 13 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0 156 604 3.9 5 14 75 5.4 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 0%
    TOTALS37000%000036317144.721211235.9000.00.00000000000000%0000%

    Strong Points: Big, strong, tough and durable. Powerful inside runner who gets yards after contact. Good initial quickness.

    Weak Points: Lacks good top-end speed. Not creative. Runs to designated hole but does not have the vision to find a seam if opening isn't there. Tight in his hips and not very elusive. Straight-line runner. Very average pass blocker. Minimal receiving contributions.

    The Way We See It: Armstead, a good mid-major running back, is a very average NFL prospect. His production largely comes after first contact as the result of his size, strength and power. But he is a straight- line back who lacks creativity at the line of scrimmage. He doesn't produce much in the passing game, where he makes too many body catches. He is willing as a blocker but lacks technique. His best chance is to gain weight and become a fullback, where he has the size and strength to be useful in short-yardage situations in addition to on special teams.

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