Joe Foucha
Joe Foucha  S  LSU | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Joe Foucha
Height
5-11
Weight
208
College
LSU
Position
S
Class
Senior
Home town
New Orleans, LA
68.0/100
Player Rating
86
PositionRank (DB)
4.71
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
1
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
3
Tackles
36
Sol tackles
22

Joe Foucha S LSU | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Joe Foucha S LSU
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Man-Zone Slot/Nickel Safety
Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.71 seconds (8%*)
Measurables:
Height: 5-11 (22%*) Weight: 208 (54%*)
Hands: 9 1/8 (39%*) Arm: 30 5/8 (27%*) Span: 74 (19%*)
Forty: 4.71 (P) (8%*) Shuttle: 4.51 (P) (3%*)
Vertical: 35.5 (P) (49%*) Broad: 119 (P) (38%*)
Three Cone: 7.36 (P) (4%*) Bench: 13 (P) (17%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.71 seconds (8%*)
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 5-11 (22%*) Weight: 208 (54%*)
Hands: 9 1/8 (39%*) Arm: 30 5/8 (27%*)
Span: 74 (19%*)
Forty: 4.71 (P) (8%*) Shuttle: 4.51 (P) (3%*)
Vertical: 35.5 (P) (49%*) Broad: 119 (P) (38%*)
3 Cone: 7.36 (P) (4%*) Bench: 13 (P) (17%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 68.0 / 100
Average rating of opposition Offense player has faced
Offense Rating:
79%
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QB Rating When targeted: 92.5
Tackling:
67%
Run Defense:
72%
Coverage:
63%
Zone:
66%
Man/Press:
65%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA
Overall Rank: #416 Position rank: #86
College Games: 51 College Snaps: 2700
Grade: 3 ESPN  Stars 3 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 77/100
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 87 Stars 247 RATING: 87/100
Grade: 3 Stars 3 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.7 (93%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Joe Foucha attended McDonogh 35 High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.870, going unranked by ESPN. Following high school, Foucha opted to join Arkansas.

In 2018 as a freshman Foucha saw action in 7 games and played a total of 142 snaps at safety for the Razorbacks. He recorded just 7 tackles, 3 assists, while adding 2 stops. In coverage Foucha notched up no pass breakups, no interceptions, and a disapointing QB rating when targetted of 156.3.

As a sophomore in 2019 he played in 12 games and logged 757 snaps for the Razorbacks. He made solid 71 tackles, 19 assists, and had 17 stops. In coverage he totaled one pass breakup, one interception, and QB rating when targetted of 111.0. In addition he forced 6 total pressures, and no sacks during the year.

In 2020 as a junior Foucha played in 10 games and contributed on 633 snaps. He chalked up 39 tackles, 25 assists, and added 14 stops. In the secondary Foucha forced 2 pass breakups, 2 interceptions, and gave up QB rating when targetted of 73.3.

In 2021 as a senior Foucha saw action in 13 games while playing 791 snaps. He logged solid 57 tackles, 18 assists, and made 27 stops. In coverage Foucha had one pass breakup, one interception, and surrendered a QB rating when targetted of 93.9. He also chalked up 9 total pressures, and 2 sacks on the season

After the end of the season Foucha transferred to LSU where as a fifth year senior for the Tigers in 2022 Foucha played in 9 games and took part in 377 snaps for the Tigers. He logged 27 tackles, 9 assists, and made 8 stops. In coverage Foucha had 2 pass breakups, one interception, and surrendered a QB rating when targetted of 91.4.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Foucha has the straight-line speed to recover. His ball skills are tremendous, with good hands and the potential to take it to the house any time Foucha gets his hands on the ball.
  • He has good size and is a fluid mover, capable of mirroring quickness underneath
  • Has good body control and balance to redirect and break down in the open field.
  • He has the ability to move down and cover tight ends, with the fluid hips to turn and the speed to run with anyone down the middle of the field.
  • Foucha tracks the ball well and does a nice job of getting his head around in plenty of time to avoid flags.
  • He’s physical at the line of scrimmage, showing unexpected power in his hands.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Feet aren’t ideal, as Foucha gets sloppy in his backpedal and can be sluggish when transitioning to close on the ball.
  • Isn’t great in route recognition when he’s facing the action, is hesitant and susceptible to double moves, and too often gets unnecessarily handsy when playing trail position
  • Needs to develop a better understanding of route combinations and better overall vision.

Joe Foucha percentiles vs other Safety's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Joe Foucha (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
460.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
118.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.