2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Clemson S Tanner Muse

PFN Chief Draft Analyst Tony Pauline's scouting report on 2020 NFL Draft prospect S Tanner Muse of the Clemson Tigers.

2020 NFL Draft Scouting Report
Tanner Muse, S, Clemson Tigers

Positives
Smart, tough safety with linebacker size. Instinctive, displays a great head for the ball and stays with assignments. Tracks the pass in the air, gets vertical, and fights to defend throws.

Sells out up the field on the blitz, sacrifices his body to make plays against the run and plays with an all-out mentality. Quick out to the sidelines and displays a solid burst of closing speed. Keeps the action in front of him and rarely makes mental mistakes.

Negatives
Shows a bit of stiffness in his game. Lacks great range. Makes more plays with his head than his sheer physical skills.

Analysis
Muse was a terrific defender for Clemson who consistently made plays on the football, then turned in a great Combine workout, running much faster than anyone expected. He’s a versatile defender who can play a hybrid safety/linebacker position and add value on special teams.

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