Siaki Ika
Siaki Ika  DL  Baylor | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Siaki Ika
Height
6-4
Weight
358
College
Baylor
Position
DL
Class
Junior
Home town
Salt Lake City, UT
86.9/100
Player Rating
6
PositionRank (DL)
5.4
FortyYD Time
Sacks
Fumbles Forced
Tackles
23
Sol tackles
10

Siaki Ika DL Baylor | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Siaki Ika DL Baylor
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 5.40 seconds (2%*)
Overall Rank: #40 Position Rank: #6 (DL)
Height: 6-4 (65%*)
Weight: 358 (100%*)
Weight: 358 (100%*)
Date of Birth: 11/08/2000 Age: 22.3
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 5.40 seconds (2%*)
Overall Rank: #40 Position Rank: #6 (DL)
Height: 6-4 (65%*) Weight: 358 (100%*)
Age: 22.3 DOB: 11/08/2000
Bowl Invite: Senior Bowl
*Percentile calculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 86.9 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Tackling:
42%
Pass Rush:
86%
Run Defense:
73%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 2nd - Mid Position rank: #6
College Games: 41 College Snaps: 1242
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 83/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #31 Pos Rank: #15 State Rank: #1
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 92 Stars 247 RATING: 92/100
Ovr Rank: #204 Pos Rank: #16
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.9 (97%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Siaki Ika from East High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Ika joined LSU after being heavily recruited.

In 2019 as a freshman Ika saw action in 13 games and played a total of 246 snaps for the Tigers. He recorded 14 tackles, 3 assists, while adding 10 stops. As a pass rusher, he added 3 total pressures, which included no QB hurries, 3 QB hits, and no sacks on the season.

As a sophomore for the Tigers in 2020 Ika played in 3 games and took part in 75 snaps for the Tigers. He recorded just 3 tackles, no assists, while adding 4 stops. As a pass rusher, he chalked up 5 total pressures, and one QB hurry, 3 QB hits, and one sack during the year.

After season's end Ika transferred to Baylor where as a junior for the Bears in 2021 Ika played in 13 games and played 505 snaps for the Bears. He recorded 16 tackles, 4 assists while making 18 stops. As a pass rusher, he produced 33 total pressures, which included 24 QB hurries, 3 QB hits, and a solid 6 sacks on the year.

In 2022 as a senior Ika logged playing time in 12 games and logged a total of 416 snaps for the Bears. He also added 20 tackles, 4 assists, and 13 stops. As a pass rusher, he tallied 18 total pressures, which included 15 QB hurries, 3 QB hits, and no sacks on the season.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Can make the impressive chest-to-chest bear hug tackle in the hole due to his ability to wreak havoc in the backfield.
  • Ika has heavy hands and uses them aggressively, rocking offensive linemen back. He shows the ability to disengage and out-grapple blockers in a phone booth.
  • Despite a bowling-ball build, Ika has good feet and agility, capable of working laterally down the line of scrimmage in pursuit.
  • Has the ability to create a pile in the middle, even showing the ability to split the occasional double-team. However, is just as often blown off the ball due to his high pad level.
  • A high-motor pass rusher, Ika has a compact but wide frame and long arms.
  • Provides some secondary interior pass rush, getting most penetration when playing three-technique.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Ika doesn’t have a lot of suddenness to his game, and Ika won’t wreck plays on a regular basis.
  • Doesn't play fundamentally sound and lacks much technique in his repertoire.
  • Ika is a bit underpowered, often playing too high and struggling to hold the point of attack against double teams.
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How other scouting services rate Siaki Ika (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
42.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
7.0