Elijah Hicks
Elijah Hicks  FS  California | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Elijah Hicks
Height
5-11
Weight
198
College
California
Position
FS
Class
Senior
Home town
Long Beach, CA
65.0/100
Player Rating
77
PositionRank
4.43
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
3
Interception YDS
2
Passes Defensed
2
Tackles
72
Sol tackles
49

Elijah Hicks FS California | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Elijah Hicks FS California
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.43 seconds
Height: 5-11 Weight: 198
Hands: 9 6/8 Arms: 30 4/8 Span: 75 4/8
Date of Birth: 10/16/1999 Age: 22.8
Pro-Day Results
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Overall Rating: 65.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
78%
Run Defense:
80%
Coverage:
82%
Zone:
82%
Man/Press:
73%
DRAFT GRADE: UDFA Position rank: #77
College Games: 42 College Snaps: 2628
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (79/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #67 Pos Rank: #38 State Rank: #40
College Combine Results
Chicago Bears Drafted: ROUND: 7 - Pick Number: 254 (CHI)
Strengths
  • Transitions well from coverage to close on the ball. Strong hands, quick reactions for the interceptions.
  • Good instincts and anticipation reads and reacts with discipline. Dangerous with the ball in his hands.
  • Gives up his body in run support with a very good closing burst.
  • Aware in the red zone, stays on the back line to take away fade throws. Capable of making quarterbacks pay for late throws.
  • Closes to the ball quite well and possesses the hands to snatch throws away from his frame.
  • Tough and scrappy with forceful nature to be physical at all levels of the field. Has good bulk on his frame to be aggressive in run support.
  • Can deliver the big hit and isn't afraid to jump inside to slow the ball.
Weaknesses
  • Has tense ankles and hips with choppy footwork when attempting to redirect and doesn't always look natural changing directions.
  • Needs to tighten his angles in pursuit. Needs to show better tackling technique to consistently finish.
  • Will slip off tackles and needs to finish more consistently.
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How other scouting services rate Elijah Hicks (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
367.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
75.0