Steven Jackson is a RB from Oregon State who declared with the 2004 draft class. His Relative Athletic Score (RAS) of 9.22 ranks 53 out of 668 qualifying RB.
His composite size score of 7.39 includes his height, weight, and if available his arm length and hand size and is above average for his position. His height of 6014 is considered elite and far above average for a RB, having a relative score of 9.75. His weight of 241 is considered far above average for a RB, having a relative score of 9.80.
His composite speed score of 5.89 includes his forty yard dash time, twenty yard split, and ten yard split with him grading above average for his position. A measurement of speed, the 40 yard dash is a measurement of the player’s vertical speed and acceleration. The 20 yard split is mainly looking to see if a player can sustain the quickness and burst gained from their first ten yards, which is measured in the 10 yard split. His 40 yard dash of 4.55 is considered about average for a RB, having a relative score of 5.89.
His composite explosiveness score of 6.86 includes his vertical leap and broad jump, measuring in above average for his position. The vert and broad measure lower body explosiveness and balance. Depending on position, these drills tend to be more of a threshold that players must meet rather than a clear measurement of exceptional ability. Often that means it’s more about not scoring poorly than it is about scoring very well. For some, however, these drills represent the best gauge of whether a player can explode out of their stance, attack the ball in the air, or gain a quick leverage advantage on their opponents.His vertical leap of 37.5 inches is considered elite and far above average for a RB, having a relative score of 8.43. His broad jump of 910 is considered about average for a RB, having a relative score of 5.29.
His composite agility score of 7.43 includes his 5-10-5 short shuttle and L-3-Cone drills, measuring in above average for his position. This score is a combined metric meant to reflect the overall agility, flexibility, and change of direction skills of the player. Depending on position, many believe either or both of these drills are the most important of all measurements as it shows a player’s ability to move in space as well as burst and bend. His short shuttle time of 4.09 seconds is considered elite and far above average for a RB, having a relative score of 9.13. His 3 Cone time of 7.03 seconds is considered about average for a RB, having a relative score of 5.72.