By: Steve Johnson
Zack Moss, RB, Utah
5’9 3/8″ 223 lbs
31 2/8″ arms. 9 2/8″ hands. 75 4/8″ wingspan.
4.65 40 33″ Vert. DNP″ Broad Jump. 19 Bench Reps.
DNP 3 Cone Drill 4.37 20 yard Shuttle
2016: 10 games. 84 att, 382 yards, 2 TD; 1 rec for 4 yards
2017: 13 games. 214 att, 1173 yards, 10 TDs; 29 rec, 243 yards
2018: 9 games. 179 att, 1096 yards, 11 TDs; 8 rec, 50 yards, 1 TD
2019: 13 games. 235 att, 1416 yards, 15 TDs; 28 rec, 388 yards, 2 TDs
Accolades: 2018 Second-team All-Pac 12, 2019 First-team All-Pac 12, 2019 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year
Injuries: Suffered season ending knee injury in 2018 after 9 games.
History: Three-star recruit from Hialeah, FL. Attended Mater Academy Charter School in Hialeah Gardens before transferring to Hallandale High School for his Senior season. Cousin of Santana and Sinorice Moss. Was named the Running Back MVP at the Rivals Camp Series.
Strengths: Well-built frame with a ton of power behind it. Great vision and patience, especially behind the LOS, where he can jump cut to hit the hole. Has some wiggle for his size. Contact balance is really good, absorbs and continues. Has some wiggle for his size. Finishes his runs with violence. Fights and falls forward. Tackling him is far from an easy task. He’s really reliable in pass pro. Better hands than you’d expect from a back like him. NFL bloodlines (cousins are Santana and Sinorice).
Weaknesses: Lacks elite athleticism. Long speed is below average, he can get chased down by most. Lacks burst/acceleration. Has some tightness in his hips. Needs to do a better job protecting himself, he takes a lot of hits low. Upright runner who doesn’t look natural, little knee bend.
Overview: A downhill violent runner who has great vision to see the cutback. Moss is limited athletically and could be prone to injury, but should be able to be the thunder to an already in place lightning immediately.
Evaluation based on games. Washington 18′, Oregon 19′, Texas (Alamo Bowl) 19′
Draft Projection: Late Day Two
Phanaddict Draft Grade: 5.57
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