2022 – CB - Jaden Mickey – Centennial, CA – 5’11.5 / 175
247 Rank: National - 279 / CB - 29 / CA– 20
Commitment – Undecided
Name/Location/Date/Time of film for evaluation – Jaden MIckey Sophomore Season Highlights– Hudl – 1/20/2021 – 6m 31sec
Physical Attributes – Jaden has decent size and length for a CB. With excellent twitch, balance and body control he can flip his hip and turn and run. Good initial burst and acceleration and run well but does not show elite speed. Very good overall athletic ability.
Position Specific Skills – Jaden stands out with his skill level to be a really good CB. He can play the deep part of the filed with the ability to play both man and zone concepts. He has solid feet along with solid balance and body control along with reactionary quickness. His burst and acceleration along with his catch up speed is evident on this exposure. Being only Sophomore film Jaden looks like a player that will develop into a solid power 5 CB who has a high ceiling. He is a willing tackler that shows some toughness along with being a high effort guy.
Overall – Jaden has decent size, good twitch and speed and has very balance and body control which allows him to open his hips and to turn and run. He shows good technique and that he is very instinctive with the quicks to react and make plays. He open and bails a ton and reads the play very well with the catch up speed while the ball is in the air to make a play on the ball. He has really good hands and shows he is a playmaker. A solid overall CB with cover-ability in both zone and man concepts.
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