@ZikefJ_24

LAST EVALUATED:

3/10/20

PLAYER COMP:

LeAnthony Williams Jr. (2017)

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Zi'kef Johnson

CB (6-1, 175)

WESTWOOD

EVALUATION

78" wingspan - finished junior year with 42 tackles (4 TFL), 6 INT, 12 PBU, 1 blocked field goal; named to All-Region & All-Conference team || typically shadowed the opposing team's best receiver in junior season - ball skills jump off the film right away; tracks the ball well & gets head around without getting out of position; good flexibility to adjust to balls in the air or snatch up low throws; displayed nice full horizontal extension to make an interception (willing to lay out his body to make a play) - natural athletic ability; fluid movement skills; smooth, quick hip turns & change of direction - knows how to maximize leverage in man coverage; uses hands to knock receiver off his route/timing just enough to gain advantage - highpoints the ball in the air; soft hands, strong grip - quick feet; good short area quickness & agility in tight spaces - stays in the receivers hip pocket using hands to feel & anticipate next move - good instincts and awareness - has sound eye discipline; watches receivers hips to anticipate release - plays under control; keeps things in front of him - formed tackler; doesn't shy away from coming up and making the big hit - does a nice job shedding blocks and closing on the ball carrier quickly - stays low in his backpedal; nice job staying on his toes and shadowing the receiver - good frame with room for added muscle mass - nice physicality at the position - provides versatility as special teams returner

SCHOOLS OF INTEREST

South Carolina (PWO), Georgia State, App State, SC State, Tennessee Tech, Akron, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Houston, UT-Chattanooga

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