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Trenton Simpson

Clemson

Trenton Simpson

HT:

6021

WT:

235

YR:

JR

POS:

LB

OVR RK

48

POS RK

CEILING POTENTIAL

3

High-End Starter Potential

OVR RK

PLAYSTYLE & SCHEME FIT

Simpson is a highly athletic and versatile linebacker who can be used in a variety of schemes. He has the speed and agility to play in a 4-3 defense and the versatility to play in a 3-4 defense. He's a solid tackler and can be used to set the edge against the run. His coverage skills make him a valuable asset in passing situations, and he can be used to drop back in coverage or rush the passer.

SCOUTING REPORT

Simpson is a highly athletic and explosive linebacker with excellent speed, agility, and quickness. He has a quick first step and can change direction quickly to pursue ball carriers all over the field. Simpson is a solid tackler who uses his athleticism and strength to bring down ball carriers. He has good technique and can deliver big hits when he needs to. Simpson is a versatile linebacker who can play both inside and outside positions. He has good coverage skills and can drop back in coverage or rush the passer, depending on the situation.

Primary scout:

Brandon Lundberg

KEY STRENGTHS

Versatility

Athleticism

Positional Strength

KEY WEAKNESSES

Size

Hand Usage

Double Teams

PLAYER COMPARISONS

Deion Jones

Jerome Baker

Darron Lee

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