2021 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about ELIJAH MOLDEN: Washington, 5104 192 4.60. Two-year starter, West Linn, OR. Has primarily been a slot corner/ nickel with limited reps outside. Somewhat undersized he plays a lot bigger. Has a muscular compact frame and displays fluid athletic ability and toughness. Has quick feet with sudden reactions and easily flips his hips to change directions. Has been a very effective zone defender as an overhang player. Solid positioning in underneath zones he plays under deep routes and quickly breaks on short flat throws. Sees the threats and gets a read on the quarterback delivery key. Can time his break to undercut routes to make an interception. Has the ball skills NFL teams covet. Has a knack for getting into the throwing lane and finding the catch point with the ball in the air. Very productive with pass breakups and interceptions. Sticky in man coverage he could be physical with jam and turn staying on a receiver’s hip. Mirrors route breaks and has the speed to cover extended routes. Stays in phase on vertical routes and can locate the ball. Quick to get downhill in run support. He plays off blocks of inside receivers with quick hands to stun and separate. Gets leverage on stalk blocks and can shed on the move. Tackles well in space with explosive fundamental gather and strike. Effective on edge blitzes he has made several plays in the backfield. There is a concern working against taller receivers in the NFL. His overall ability could project him to safety. Molden’s greatest value could be as a slot corner that can play the run. His versatility and toughness will fit well in the NFL. 2020 stats: 26 T, 1 TFL, 1 PBU, 1 INT. Second/third round. (A-29 1/2, H-9 1/2, VJ-36.5, SS-NA).