Derek Stingley Jr. Scouting Report
One of the stars in college football and a player that will get Heisman Trophy consideration despite playing on the defensive side of the ball … Became the most decorated freshmen in LSU football history a year ago, earning consensus All-America honors … Just a sophomore, is one of the top players in college football … Made the transition from high school to the elite level of college football with ease … Started all 15 games as cornerback during LSU’s national championship season in 2019 … Earned consensus All-America honors as well as being a first team All-SEC pick … Led the SEC and ranked No. 5 in the nation in interceptions (6) and No. 2 nationally in passes defended (21) … True shutdown corner that is very difficult to complete a pass on … Draws the assignment of covering the opponents top wide receiver … Is unique and exceptional in every aspect of his game … Called a “rare breed” by Heisman Trophy quarterback Joe Burrow, the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2020 NFL Draft … Burrow competed against Stingley everyday in practice in 2019 … Became the first true freshman in LSU history to start every game as a rookie.