- Todd McShay, Scouts Inc.
Evaluations are typically broken into two parts: universal football traits and position-specific skills. Production, durability, measurables and character are the four categories analyzed under the umbrella of universal football traits. Position-specific skills, as the phrase suggests, differ for each position.
Scouts Inc.'s Todd McShay breaks down the skill sets needed for a college defensive back to make the leap to the NFL, and lists the top players in each area.