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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: La’Damian Webb, RB, South Alabama

La’Damian Webb is a shifty running back at South Alabama who does a good job of avoiding tackles. Hula Bowl scout Michael Williams breaks down Webb as an NFL Prospect in his report.

Player Data

Name, Jersey #Webb, La’Damian,  #3
School (Code)South Alabama (ALSO)
DOB, Class YrSenior
Height, Weight5070, 210lbs
40 Yd Dash4.48e
Position/DepthRB #1
Honors/Captainship2022 All-Sun Belt First Team2021 NJCAA First Team All-American2021 1st Team All-Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference (MACCC)2019 1st Team All-Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference (MACCC)
Season Viewed (yr)2022
Games WatchedGASO, LASW, VAOD
Scout Name / DateMichael Williams, 8-2-2023

Per Year Stats (Most Recent First)

202212 GP, 209 att, 1063 yards, 5.1 YPC, 13 TD, 21 rec, 213 yards, 2 TD
20219GP, 220 att, 1400 yards, 6.4 YPC, 14 TD, 10 rec, 113 yards  ( Jones College)
20207GP,  369 yards, 3 TD (Florida State University)
20199GP, 156 att, 940 yards, 6.0 YPC, 10TD,  12 rec, 152 yards, 2 TD (Jones College)

Player Summary:

5th year redshirt senior. Was a transfer from Jones CC with a brief stop at Florida State. Possesses marginal height and solid weight to compete at the next level. Has a muscular upper body and a slim but well built lower body that helps him run with good balance, able to change direction quickly, and run with leverage to break tackles. Displays solid athletic ability. A versatile RB who has occasionally aligned in the slot as a WR for ALSO in their spread offense who emphasizes zone run plays. He projects as a rotational RB in a zone offense. Showcases good vision, speed, and acceleration to find holes and burst through the frontline of the defense. Has the ability to break away from the defense although hasn’t been very consistent. Great at keeping his feet moving, running with good pad level at the point of contact, breaking tackles or pushing the pile forward for a few more yards. Exhibits good lateral movement and quickness to make defenders miss in open space. Displays solid pass blocking ability and awareness. Able to hold up oncoming blitzers from the interior or perimeter. As a receiver, he shows good hands out of the backfield. Also occasionally lining up as a slot WR, showing the ability to run good routes and create separation. 

Scheme Fit:

Rotational RB in a zone scheme that allows him to use his speed, vision, acceleration. Can contribute as a receiver out of the backfield and as a slot WR.  He can also contribute on special teams as a returner

Power Statement:

Good RB with a high ceiling that is just scratching the floor of his potential. He has marginal height and solid weight to compete at the next level and Solid AA. His vision, acceleration, and speed will help him earn a role as a rotational back with the potential to be a full time starter down the line. 

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