Jesse Luketa
Jesse Luketa  ILB  Penn State | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Jesse Luketa
Height
6-3
Weight
247 lbs
College
Penn State
Position
ILB
Class
Senior
Home town
Ottawa ON
74.0/100
Player Rating
30
PositionRank
4.65
FortyYD Time
Sacks
.5
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
52
Sol tackles
30

Jesse Luketa ILB Penn State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Jesse Luketa ILB Penn State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.65 seconds
Height: 6-3 Weight: 247 lbs
Position rank: #30
College Games Played: 40
College Snap Count: 1279
College Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (82/100)
Recruiting Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating Stars (82/100)
College Combine Results
DRAFT GRADE - ROUND: UDFA
Overall Rating: 74.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
74%
Pass Rush:
67%
Run Defense:
84%
Coverage:
69%
Strengths
  • Plays fast, flows with the action, showing smooth lateral agility and short-area burst. Has good instincts and awareness to quickly find the ball.
  • Flashes strength to punch or stiff-arm to get off blocks. Stays with plays downfield, often making tackles even after being hit by multiple linemen.
  • Has enough athleticism to drop in coverage and penetrate the pocket. Has good experience as a four-year starter.
  • Handles misdirection well with quick change-of-direction ability. Comes downhill quickly against the run when he has an open lane.
  • He has good reaction skills and awareness. Forceful tackler vs. the run.
  • Downhill defender and physical tackler. Uses his eyes to decipher and break down the play, showing good awareness and discipline to sniff out fakes.
  • Works hard to get better and gives top effort on every play. Heads-up defender who shows good field awareness.
  • Physical at the point of attack and works hard to shed blocks. Enjoys contact and is a forceful tackler. Effective blitzer with the speed to reach the backfield and create backside pressure.
Weaknesses
  • Possesses below-average instincts for the linebacker position. Leaves more plays on the field than he makes.
  • Generally an effective openfield tackler but doesn't wrap up consistently. Shows only average awareness in coverage.
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How other scouting services rate Jesse Luketa (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
194.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
32.0