Jaylen McClain

  • Pos S
  • Height 6-0
  • Weight 192

Prospect Info

  • High School Seton Hall Prep
  • City West Orange, NJ
  • Exp 2024 - ...

Ohio State Buckeyes

  • Jersey #18
  • Class FR

As a Prospect


  • Class 2024
  • Committed 6/12/2023
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 09/12/2022

Brian Dohn National Recruiting Analyst


Power 4 Starter

Has verified size with slight plus length and frame to play at 195 pounds. Has good speed markers but room for improvement. Offers versatility as cornerback, safety or nickel. Takes snaps on both sides of ball and possesses coveted dual-sport profile. Has personal-best of 11.06 in 100 meters in 22.77 in 200. During several live evals, including a camp and game, shows to be a fluid athlete with hip looseness to turn and run with receiver. Physical aspect shows most when playing safety. Is willing to jam at line of scrimmage and can re-route receivers. Is comfortable in backpedal and uses hips well transition into driving on balls in front of him. Smart player with instincts. Has good body control. Willing to make plays in the running game. Understands how to set edge to keep play inside. Strong form tackler. Shows closing speed toward ball carrier. Has to continue to work on getting off blocks and being active in run game when play is not to his side of field. Has to continue to increase speed. Starter at a strong Power 5 program early in career. Has NFL draft potential.

H.S. Athletic Background

Jaylen McClain is a Cornerback from West Orange, NJ.
Multi-sport athlete also runs track. Has personal best of 11.06 seconds in 100 meters and 22.77 seconds in 200 meters.
2022: Started as a junior and made 83 tackles and intercepted a pass.
2021: Started as a sophomore and made 71 tackles and intercepted a pass.

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