Isaiah Kaufusi
Linebacker from BYU 2021 Draft Profile
Isaiah Kaufusi
Height
6-2
Weight
220 lbs
College
BYU
Position
LB
Class
Senior
Home town
Cottonwood Heights UT
59/100
Player Rating
57
PositionRank
4.83
FortyYD Time
Sacks
4
Fumbles Forced
3
Tackles
75
Sol tackles
42

Isaiah Kaufusi LB BYU Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Good key and diagnosis skills. Quickly locates the ball and shows no wasted motion in getting there. At least adequate lateral agility to avoid blockers and shows good vision and anticipation.
  • An aggressive run defender, filling run lanes hard, and won't shy from contact. Plays with violence to fight off blocks, flashing a physical nature. An intense, powerful hitter who willingly gives up his body.
  • A bit stiff but makes the clean open-field tackle. Good effort in pursuit.
  • Intelligent player who can play "MIKE" linebacker despite his lack of size because of his instincts and ability to find the ball in traffic.
Weaknesses
  • Not a sudden or quick-twitch athlete. Will never be the strongest player on the field and can struggle to shed from different angles.
  • Can be too hesitant when he doesn't find the ball immediately.
  • Saught looking into the backfield occasionally instead of getting to the receiver in the flat. Leaves his feet at times while tackling, and NFL backs will take advantage of that.
  • One-speed player, lacking dynamic qualities and doesn't look natural in reverse. Lacks the fluidity to be consistent dropping against the pass with unpolished cover skills.
  • Lacks the strength to blow up fullbacks and bulk/length to prevent getting engulfed by better linemen at the second level.

How other scouting services rate Isaiah Kaufusi (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
945.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
65.0