Over the subsequent couple of months, we’re going to be looking at a handful of draft prospects main up into the 2021 NFL Draft. With the Chargers having wants at numerous positions, we are going to do our greatest to guage the gamers that we really feel match the staff exactly.
At this time, we’re looking at Virginia Tech cornerback Caleb Farley.
Peak | 6-2
Weight | 207
The Miami recreation (2019) provides you an amazing thought of who #VirginiaTech CB Caleb Farley is as a prospect.
Two of his higher traits are how aggressive he’s via the route stems of WRs and the way he’s at all times capable of get his head round and discover the ball in flight to make a play. pic.twitter.com/Mu3Mk4Jmul
— Jordan Reid (@Jordan_Reid) December 22, 2020
Caleb Farley is a technically sound & fluid cornerback.
1st rep: Stays sq., chest to chest, and almost comes down w/INT.
2nd rep: Easy backpedal. Acknowledge & drive on the route.
— Damian Parson 🏈 (@DP_NFL) December 25, 2020
Nonetheless comparatively new to the place, Farley has simply scratched the floor of how good he might grow to be, as he possesses the dimensions, burst, agility and ball expertise to grow to be a Day 1 plug-and-play starter.
Very nicely constructed and appears the half with excellent measurement. Makes use of it to his benefit to jam receivers to boundary.
Snug in zone protection with glorious plant-and-drive.
Fluid and fast with excellent transitional quickness to remove the beneath passing recreation.
Excellent velocity to run with receivers down the sector.
Wonderful steadiness and physique management. Distinctive lower-body explosion and leaping potential to play the ball within the air.
Former large receiver. Dependable arms, pure ball expertise — Six interceptions in two seasons.
Nonetheless new to the place. Didn’t play cornerback till 2018.
Must do a greater job seeing, recognizing and anticipating route ideas.
Doesn’t persistently come to steadiness within the open discipline to safe tackles.
Not a lot of a giant pattern measurement in press protection.
Given the uncertainty on the place, Farley initiatives as a high-end exterior nook on the subsequent stage, who can step in instantly and contribute for the Chargers and would solely profit from having defensive guru Brandon Staley mentoring him whereas he continues to get acquainted with the place.