2017 NFL DRAFT

Jacoby Glenn, CB

School: UCF  |  Conference: AAC
College Experience: Sophomore  |  Hometown: Prichard, AL
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 179 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
169225

Player Lowdown

Combine Results
40 Yd 20 Yd 10 Yd 225 Bench Vertical jump Broad Shuttle 3-Cone Drill
4.642.70-- 34-4.266.97
Workout Results
40 Yd 20 Yd 10 Yd 225 Bench Vertical jump Broad Shuttle 3-Cone Drill
4.602.701.63- 3410'3"4.266.97

Player Overview

The first underclassman in school history to be named conference offensive or defensive player of the year, Glenn has been one of the most productive defenders the last two years as UCF's field cornerback, playing mostly off-man and off-zone to keep the action in front of him.

He has above average ballskills and his strengths show at the catch point, but he doesn't have the quick-twitch muscle fibers or natural burst to consistently get there in time. Although he has a lean, lanky frame, Glenn is a lot more physical than he looks to get the ballcarrier on the ground. He has qualities that project well to the next level, but he needs to protect himself against speed, which could limit his fit at the next level.

Glenn committed to Kentucky prior to his senior season in high school, but flipped his pledge to UCF closer to signing day. After redshirting in 2012, he earned a starting job at cornerback and led the team with 17 passes defended, 52 tackles and two interceptions, earning Freshman All-American honors and was voted the team's top defensive back.

Glenn started all 13 games in 2014 as a redshirt sophomore and finished third in the country with seven interceptions and 18 passes defended, becoming the first UCF defender to be named an All-American since 1991. He also earned AAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year honors and decided to bypass his junior and senior seasons to enter the 2015 NFL Draft.

Strengths Weaknesses

STRENGTHS: Good height and length for the position with room to get stronger. Aggressively drives on the ball in front of him and arrives with top-shelf competitiveness. Physical wrap tackler and does a nice job getting the ballcarrier on the ground. Very active in run support and not afraid of contact. Reads the eyes of the quarterback, tracking and coming off his man to make the play.

Has plus ballskills and uses every inch of his frame and length to get his hands on the ball with timing and forceful attitude. Highly productive the past two years with 35 passes defended and 10 turnovers (seven interceptions, three forced fumbles), starting 25 games and collecting a number of accolades.

WEAKNESSES: Thin-hipped with a lean torso and lanky limbs, lacking ideal build and functional strength. High and tight in his backpedal and doesn't look smooth in his transition, struggling when forced to go in reverse. Slow-twitch player and will get beat off the line of scrimmage and doesn't play with burst out of his breaks to drive on plays.

Average at best speed with only one gear, taking too long for him to get from point A to B. Allows too much spacing between him and receiver to protect himself against speed, permitting too many underneath completions. Inconsistent hand use, allowing receivers to get too comfortable on some plays and then attracting penalties with his over-physical demeanor downfield.

Inconsistent pursuit angles and lacks the power to get away with attacking off-balance. Needs to mature his practice habits and learn what it means to be a professional.

--Dane Brugler

 
 
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