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2023 NFL Draft Diamonds Scouting Report: Jarrick Bernard-Converse, DB, LSU

Jarrick Bernard-Converse the standout defensive back from LSU is a very solid player who can play anywhere in the secondary.
Jarrick Bernard-Converse the standout defensive back from LSU is a very solid player who can play anywhere in the secondary.

Player Data:

Name, Jersey #Jarrick Bernard-Converse #24
School (Code)LAST
DOB, Class Yr04/29/2000
Height, Weight6007, 198
40 Yd Dash4.55
Arms, Hands3258, 0978
Position/DepthSafety, Starter
Honors/Captainship2021 First Team All-Big 12
2020 First Team Academic All-Big 122019 First Team Academic All-Big 12
Season Viewed (yr)2022
Games WatchedTennessee, Alabama, Georgia
Scout Name / DateNikalaus Ehler, 12/21

Per Year Stats:

202212 GP 8 GS, 41 TT, 0.5 TFL, 4 PDEF, 1 INT
202114 GP, 51 TT, 2 TFL, 1.5 SACK, 11 PDEF
202011 GP, 32 TT, 1 TFL, 1 FF, 7 PDEF, 
201913 GP, 54 TT, 2 TFL, 1.5 SACK, 6 PDEF, 1 INT
201813 GP, 9 GS, 59 TT, 3.5 TFL, 2 SACK, 1 FF, 2 PDEF, 1 INT

Player Summary: 

5th year senior and former corner transfer from OKST. Shows good height with average weight at his position. Physically, he is a muscular and long safety. Shows good AA ability with Quality reaction and a good first step. Average speed, good lateral ability and good sideline to sideline. Strength is good. Against the pass he is average. Shows good fluid hips. Marginal to average man ability. Aggressive in his coverage but does not show good recovery speed, can tend to get beat over top. In zone, he shows good awareness and snaps well out of the backpedal to attack his man. He shows a quality ability keeping his eyes in the backfield and reading the QB’s eyes with good awareness. Very aggressive in his pursuit. Shows excellent twitch. Covers ground well. Shows good quickness and acceleration while covering his ground. Good ability to stick his foot in the ground and uses above average anticipation. Above average against the run. Shows good reaction time and great downfield vision. An aggressive downhill player shows a subpar ability against blockers with good strength due to limitation in size. Stands out in his assignment when “setting the edge”. Pushes the outside runner back inside with his presense. Average to above-average tackler. Can tend to get caught flat footed but shows good wrap up technique and aggression

Scheme Fit:

 SS who can best be used closer to the LOS. Quality starter on special teams due to aggression and awareness 

Power Statement:

Physical and aggressive safety who is good against the run and sufficient in pass


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