Sam Darnold 2018 NFL Draft Profile: Strengths, Weaknesses & Player Comparison

USC QB Sam Darnold is one of the most talked about players in college football, but he is now leaving USC and taking his talents to the NFL. While Darnold is incredibly raw, he will likely be one of the top players selected in the 2018 NFL Draft. With the draft rapidly approaching, Chat Sports takes a look at Darnold’s strengths, weaknesses, best fits and player comparison.

Check out Darnold’s 2018 NFL Draft Player Profile in the video above and below.

Host Harris Rubenstein’s full list of strengths, weaknesses, and projections for Sam Darnold are listed below.

- Above-average athlete
- Ability to make plays on the run
- Great in chaos
- Leadership
- Great arm strength
- Ridiculous Upside

- Iffy mechanics
- Wildly inconsistent
- Turnover-prone
- Sticks on first read too long
- Overly aggressive
- Horrible ball security in the pocket

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Chat Sports’ 2018 NFL Draft Grade: #3 QB, Top 15 Player Overall

Chat Sports’ 2018 NFL Draft Projection: 1st Round, Top 5 Pick

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