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Ikaika Alama-Francis
SI Grade
3.89
Position:
DE
Class:
Sr
School: Conference: Ht., Wt.:
6-5, 280
40 Time:
4.75

BIOGRAPHY: Three-year starter who came to school as a basketball player. All-Conference selection as a senior after totaling 39/10/4. Junior totals were 49/7.5/5.

POSITIVES: Athletically talented prospect with high upside. Quick off the snap, Alama-Francis is fluid moving about the field and nicely redirects to the action. Plays with good pad level and displays footwork moving laterally or in reverse. Fast off the edge and ma

NEGATIVES: Slow shedding blocks and must improve his playing strength. Bites on play-action passes and lacks top instincts. Tore a pectoral muscle in the Hula Bowl, which hampered his ability to work out prior to the draft.

ANALYSIS: A prospect just hitting his stride, Alama-Francis offers starting potential as a two-gap end in the NFL. Must add bulk, strength and finish to his game, yet is worth the investment of a first-day selection.

PROJECTION: Early Second Round

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