Ko Kieft
Ko Kieft  TE  Minnesota | NFL Draft 2022 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Ko Kieft
Height
503-7
Weight
259
College
Minnesota
Position
TE
Class
Senior
Home town
Sioux Center, IA
60.2/100
Player Rating
28
PositionRank (TE)
4.98
FortyYD Time
Receptions
7
Rec YDs
101
Rec TDs
1
Rec AVG
14.4

Ko Kieft TE Minnesota | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Ko Kieft TE Minnesota
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Inline Blocking TE
Last Updated: 03/31/2022
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 4.98 seconds (9%*)
Age: 26.1 DOB: 01/20/1998
Measurables:
Height: 503-7 (100%*) Weight: 259 (67%*)
Hands: 9 4/8 (33%*) Arm: 33 (49%*) Span: 79 6/8 (63%*)
Forty: 4.98 (P) (9%*) Shuttle: 4.53 (P) (18%*)
Vertical: 32 (P) (38%*) Broad: 111 (P) (26%*)
Three Cone: 7.07 (P) (69%*) Bench: 21 (P) (58%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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Pro-Day Results
ROLE: Inline Blocking TE
Last Updated: 03/31/2022
Draft Year: 2022
40 time: 4.98 seconds (9%*)
Age: 26.1 DOB: 01/20/1998
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 503-7 (100%*) Weight: 259 (67%*)
Hands: 9 4/8 (33%*) Arm: 33 (49%*)
Span: 79 6/8 (63%*)
Forty: 4.98 (P) (9%*) Shuttle: 4.53 (P) (18%*)
Vertical: 32 (P) (38%*) Broad: 111 (P) (26%*)
3 Cone: 7.07 (P) (69%*) Bench: 21 (P) (58%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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Pro-Day Results
Overall Rating: 60.2 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
74%
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QB Rating When targeted: 144.2
Hands:
67%
Short Receiving:
57%
Intermediate Routes:
66%
Deep Threat:
65%
Blocking:
54%
DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA
Overall Rank: #492 Position rank: #28
College Games: 27 College Snaps: 981
Grade: 3 ESPN  Stars 3 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 72/100
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 3  Stars 247 Sports 80 Stars 247 RATING: 80/100
Grade: 2 Stars 2 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.4 (89%)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Drafted: ROUND: 6 - Pick Number: 218 (TB)
Strengths
  • Shows good effort to block at the second level.
  • A blocking specialist, he's an animal at the line of scrimmage for a run-oriented offense and a short-range outlet receiver with potential as a deep snapper.
  • He is a highly competitive player and quickly gets to the perimeter, blocking well in space and at the second level.
  • Soft, reliable hands center the big target for quarterbacks. Shields the defense and will let the ball into his pads to protect it when about to absorb a big hit over the middle.
  • Good body control to reach back for the pass behind him. High-points passes and has good vertical, timing and hand-eye coordination in jump-ball situations.
Weaknesses
  • Possesses only average straight-line speed and is a bit stiff as a route-runner, showing only average flexibility and burst out of his breaks.
  • Doesn't separate out of his breaks, runs flat-footed and is a natural plodder.
  • High cut frame and limited power in hands prevent a top blocking grade.
  • Only average lateral agility to elude and might not be fast enough to be a consistent threat down the seam against NFL competition.
  • Is a bit high-hipped and slow to get rolling. Frame limits upside as a blocker.

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How other scouting services rate Ko Kieft (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
555.5
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
37.0
*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.