Talanoa Hufanga
Safety from USC 2021 Scouting Report
Talanoa Hufanga
Height
6-1
Weight
215 lbs
College
USC
Position
S
Class
Junior
Home town
Corvallis OR
76/100
Player Rating
4
PositionRank
4.55
FortyYD Time
Interceptions
Interception YDS
Passes Defensed
1
Tackles
62
Sol tackles
40

Talanoa Hufanga S USC Scouting Report

Position rank: 4
40-yard dash time: 4.55-seconds
Height: 6-1, Weight: 215 lbs
San Francisco 49ers Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 5 - Pick Number: 180 (SF)
Strengths
  • He is an explosive athlete with cover skills and a physical nature, but has some tightness that shows when attempting to quickly change directions.
  • Physical hitter and aggressive tackler with natural strength and good timing.
  • Tough and scrappy with forceful nature to be physical at all levels of the field. Has good bulk on his frame to be aggressive in run support.
  • Good speed in pursuit with the chase skills to track down the ballcarrier.
  • Does a nice job using his eyes to read and react quickly. Smart, disciplined defender who makes plays on the ball and contesting throws.
  • Quicker than he is fast but has a burst to close in zone coverage and plays physical at the line in man.
  • Straight-line speed to take a pick to the house. Can punish receivers with closing speed and desire to hit at max impact.
  • A well-put-together athlete with a strong build. Plays fast and flies to the ball with accurate angles.
Weaknesses
  • Inconsistent getting off of blocks. Can be a step slow to react when a quarterback comes back to his side of the field late in progression.
  • He is very disruptive at all levels of the field, and his versatile experience will be enticing, but a lot of teams will see more tweener traits than versatile ability.

How other scouting services rate Talanoa Hufanga (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
106.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
54.0