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Deommodore Lenoir NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for San Francisco 49ers CB

BR NFL Scouting DepartmentContributor IMay 1, 2021

Oregon cornerback Deommodore Lenoir (0) runs during a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
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HEIGHT:
 5'10 1/4"

WEIGHT: 199

                

POSITIVES:

—Smooth athlete with a lot of good twitch.

—Gets in and out of breaks well and shows speed to run with most receivers.

—Physical player. Makes his presence known.

—Shows good eye discipline with willingness to support the run.

—Very good ball skills and hands to catch away from his body.

                  

NEGATIVES:

— Average size, can get pushed around or shielded by larger blockers.

— Can get carried for extra yards on tackles.

          

2020 STATISTICS:

6 Games: 35 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FF

                 

OVERALL:

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Lenoir plays with a chip on his shoulder. He performs very well in off and press-man coverage, using very good technique to keep his leverage and positioning. He has good movement skills with the ability to anticipate routes and make plays on the ball. His best skills allow him to play in press or off-man schemes. With quick feet and reaction, Lenoir does well mirroring and shadowing receivers. He turns into a returner with the ball in his hands. He has consistent play from the outside corner position but will need to continue to develop his strength. Lenoir will also need to sure up his play in the run game as well.

GRADE: 7.4/10 (future role player/spot starter, Round 4)

OVERALL RANK113/300

POSITION RANKCB15

PRO COMPARISON: Janoris Jenkins

              

Written by B/R NFL Scout Cory Giddings

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