#48
Chad Muma
Int Yds TDs
3
Team: Wyoming CowboysHeight: 6-3 Born: N/A
Position: LBWeight: 242 Hometown: Lone Tree, Colorado
Class-Eligibility: Jr-Jr


Scouting Report

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1st-2nd Round

Overview: Muma initially played defensive back early in his high school career, but the shift to linebacker as a senior helped him build interest as a recruit. He only started two games in his first two years at Wyoming, but was a key contributor on special teams. He broke through into the starting lineup in 2020, filling the gap left behind by former teammate Logan Wilson. He earned first team all-conference honors in 2021 after leading the nation with 142 tackles and giving Mountain West opponents plenty of trouble.

Strengths: Collision junkie who aggressively attacks blockers and runners. High-speed info processor who reads and reacts at a great pace. Flips his hips with incredible fluidity for a linebacker. Very laterally explosive, allowing him to slip past blocks efficiently. Smart with his hand usage. Vision is adequate to parse through messy sight lines. Takes contact without losing his balance or getting derailed from his angles. Coverage ability is NFL ready. Strong and accurate tackler.

Weaknesses: Tackle radius is average and leads to some occasional lapses in space. Size isn't going to hurt him, but it won't help him either. More of a try-hard blitzer than a uniquely gifted one. Energetic and all-in style can lead to some moments of over-pursuing angles. Needs to come to balance more as a space tackler.

Pro Comp: Logan Wilson, Cincinnati Bengals -- Perhaps it's the Wyoming colors that make it so easy to link the two, but Muma plays with the same toughness and temperament that Wilson does. He's a bit more compact and athletic on the field, too. Wilson has found success as a young starter, and Muma will likely follow suit.


Career Defensive Stats

Year Team G Int Yds TDs
2018 Wyo  12 0
2019 Wyo  13 0
2020 Wyo  6 0
2021 Wyo  13 3
Career   44 3