Draft Profile: BioAmi Finau from Trinity High School was rated a After high school, Finau joined Maryland.
In 2020 as a freshman Finau saw action in 5 games and played a total of 253 snaps for the Terrapins. He recorded 12 tackles, 3 assists, while adding 13 stops. As a pass rusher, he added 6 total pressures, which included 2 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and 2 sacks on the season.
As a sophomore for the Terrapins in 2021 Finau played in 13 games and took part in 511 snaps for the Terrapins. He recorded 33 tackles, 13 assists, while adding 26 stops. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 8 total pressures, and 5 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and one sack during the year.
In 2022 as a junior Finau played in 12 games and contributed on 461 snaps. He recorded 26 tackles, 8 assists while making 22 stops. As a pass rusher, he produced 7 total pressures, which included 5 QB hurries, 2 QB hits, and no sacks on the year.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- He’s quick to react and locate the ball, and Finau shows enough speed to succeed in backside pursuit. Finau plays with excellent balance and a strong, flexible core, rarely ending up on the ground.
- His motor is excellent, and he’s quick to locate the ball and make plays against the run.
- He has an excellent feel for working off blockers and knowing how and when to counter as the play goes on.
- Finau is strong enough in the lower body to hold up at the point of attack, and he displays a good feel as a grappler in the phone booth, consistently getting blockers off-balance before sending them to the ground.
- He’s extremely thick through the lower body, and he uses his natural leverage to win at the point of attack, often requiring a double team.
- Strong tackler. Has good power in hands and can anchor, shed, and chase.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- He’s a straight-line mover and tends to struggle to disengage from blockers due to a lack of ideal length.
- Isn't able to consistently shed blocks and makes plays in the hole.
- He’s stiff as an athlete, as Finau lacks the flexibility to truly threaten the edge.
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