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Malaki Starks

Georgia

Malaki Starks

HT:

6010

WT:

205

YR:

JR

POS:

S

OVR RK

12

POS RK

CEILING POTENTIAL

Near Elite

OVR RK

PLAYSTYLE & SCHEME FIT

Malaki Starks exhibits a balanced skill set that suits both man and zone coverage, making him versatile as a safety. His ability to read the quarterback and diagnose plays quickly is notable. Starks has shown effectiveness in slot/nickel situations, suggesting he could fit well in schemes that value multidimensional defensive backs who can cover, tackle, and play the ball. His experience and growing knowledge of defensive schemes, coupled with physical and mental development, indicate a strong adaptability to various defensive schemes at the NFL level.

SCOUTING REPORT

Malaki Starks has the makings of an impactful starter at the NFL level, with potential to develop into an elite safety given his trajectory and intangibles. His collegiate career, highlighted by multiple All-America honors and leadership in a top-tier program like Georgia, showcases a player ready to transition effectively to the professional game.

Primary scout:

Brandon Lundberg

KEY STRENGTHS

Positional Versatility

Scheme Versatility

Team Leader

KEY WEAKNESSES

Continue to Develop Physicality

Improve Coverage Consistency

Work On Man Coverage

PLAYER COMPARISONS

Minkah Fitzpatrick

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