2020 Guide: What Ourlads' Scouting Services said about RODNEY CLEMONS: SMU, 5115 209 4.68. Four-year starter, Katy, TX. Second-team All-AAC in 2019. Versatile prospect with experience in the box, deep safety, and corner. Instinctive safety with tracking ability moving downhill. Physical attacking blocks with a quick punch and shed on the move. Has solid range in pursuit. Explosive form tackling with quick gather strike and finish. Can match tight ends and most slots with ability to stay in phase on route breaks. Solid zone defender has vision to see the quarterback and route combinations. Normally solid in the deep half he has enough range to get to the top of outside routes. Aware in short zones with a sudden break on plays in front of him. Excellent ball skills with ability to get to the catch point and take the ball away. High points interception opportunities. Will overrun a tackle on occasion. Some stiffness inhibits quick reactions at times. Occasionally under runs a play. Stays in phase with most receivers but can be beaten by a fast slot. Some vulnerability to double moves. Can get tunnel vision at times in the deep zones. Has versatility and the potential to be a two way safety. Some areas of concern need to be addressed and lacks top end speed. With special teams potential he can make a team and develop. Shrine Bowl notes: Showed instincts reacting and toughness taking on blocks and tackling. Quick getting downhill from deep alignments. Has form tackling skill and had some big hits. Quick break on the ball in zone coverage and has range to play the intermediate zones. Played well at nickel matching a tight end reacting to route breaks. A little stiff in some movements. 2019 stats: 78 T, 3 TFL, 9 PBU, 1 FF, 1 BK, 4 INT. OSR:19/24. Seventh round/PFA. (A-32 1/8, H-9 5/8, VJ-33.5, SS-DNP).