2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: CB Olaijah Griffin

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Olaijah Griffin plays with a competitive streak that assists him in pass coverage. In the run game, he is instinctive and a willing tackler when he is the force player. He predominantly aligns in press coverage. He uses his length to get a good stab at the line of scrimmage. He is a ball-hungry player who demonstrates competitiveness at the catch point. He also demonstrates good awareness in zone, easily passing off routes while showing good understanding for route combinations. He has had injury issues that need to be monitored as the process continues. 

Ideal Role: Outside-only corner in the NFL.

Scheme Fit: Any defensive scheme.

Written by Drae Harris

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Drae Harris

Senior NFL Draft Analyst

Seven year scouting veteran in the NFL. Ex-Cal Golden Bear and San Francisco 49er.

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