Draft Scouting Report

Rating: 71.00 (Chance to start)

Pro Comparison: Dominique Alexander


Drake Thomas is a compact-built linebacker who has good awareness and an aggressive play style. He is often in the right place at the right time, but needs to improve his grip strength and ability to finish plays. Thomas is quicker than fast and was able to get skinny, shoot gaps and impact plays in the backfield.


  • Good sack production
  • Good awareness to get his hands in pass lanes
  • Aggressive, willing to take on blocks


  • Grip strength and ability to finish plays can improve
  • Below-average top-end speed
  • 16.1% missed tackle rate last season
Next Game
  • Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field

ACC Atlantic Standings

Team Conf Overall
8-0 11-3
5-3 10-3
4-4 7-6
4-4 8-5
4-4 8-5
3-5 8-5
2-6 3-9

Top Drake Thomas News

Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 223 lbs
Birthplace: Wake Forest, NC
Age: 23