Rookie Scouting Profile: RB Pierre Strong Jr.

Pierre Strong Jr.
Pierre Strong Jr. (RB) South Dakota State Height Weight 40-Time DOB NFL Draft Dynasty ADP NFL Comp  5-11   205   4.37  12/10/1998  4th Round   3.04   Tevin Coleman College Production Rushed for 2,248 yards and 30 touchdowns during [...]
Pierre Strong Jr. (RB) South Dakota State

College Production

Rushed for 2,248 yards and 30 touchdowns during junior year at John L. McClellan High in Little Rock, Arkansas. As a senior, was named Arkanas' 5A Offensive Player of the Year and committed to South Dakota State on January 16, 2017. Redshirted first season with Jackrabbits but was named Missouri Valley Football Conference Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,116 yards (9.5 YPC) and 11 scores in 2018. Earned first of three All-MVFC First Team honors in 2019 after compiling 1,187 total yards and 9 TDs. Named First Team All-American, SDSU MVP, and was a finalist for the Walter Camp Award after breakout 2021 campaign after leading FCS with 1,673 rushing yards and ranking 2nd with 18 touchdowns on the ground.

Strengths

• Superior speed. Led all running backs at the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine with a 4.37 40-yard dash and also posted a 95th-percentile 113.5 Speed Score. Had 10 touchdowns from 50-plus yards at SDSU.• One-cut runner that can burst around the edge and consistently churn out huge gains.• Plus vision with a good feel for lanes. Knows where defenders are and is able to find gaps at a consistent rate.• Footwork and balance fit well in 

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