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Takitaki impresses at the NFL Combine

Sione Takitaki

Former BYU Linebacker Sione Takitaki just wrapped his experienced at the 2019 NFL Combine. The defensive standout from Fontana, CA was impressive in his performance for NFL general managers and scouts during his time in the Hoosier State this week.

Former BYU Linebacker Sione Takitaki (@STakitaki) just wrapped his experienced at the 2019 NFL Combine. The defensive standout from Fontana, CA was impressive in his performance for NFL general managers and scouts during his time in the Hoosier State this week.

 

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Sione Takitaki’s 2019 NFL Combine Results:

Height: 6′ 1″

Weight: 238 lbs.

Arms: 32″

Hands: 9 5/8″

 

40 Yard Dash: 4.63 seconds

Bench Press: 24 reps

Vertical Jump: 37.0 inches

Broad Jump: 125.0 inches

3 Cone Drill: 7.21 seconds

20 Yard Shuttle: 4.28 seconds

60 Yard Shuttle: 11.98 seconds

 

Sione Takitaki truly shined in his 60 Yard Shuttle scoring the fastest time for all LBs that were tested in Indianapolis this weekend. Takitaki continued to awe as his Broad Jump was 2nd best result amongst all linebackers at the combine with his 10+ foot leap. The former BYU great was also in the top 10 for his position group in the bench press, vertical jump, 3 Cone Drill, and 20 Yard Shuttle drills.

The only area where Sione was outside the elite of his group was in the 40 Yard Dash where he was in the middle of the pack and .01 seconds ahead of Utah product, Cody Barton.

 

 

Takitaki is the only invitee and participant from Brigham Young University at the NFL Combine this season. But this is how his results stack up to former Cougars at the Combine:

 

YearPlayer40 YardVerticalBenchBroad Jump3 ConeShuttle
2019Sione Takitaki4.6337241257.214.28
2018Fred Warner4.6438.5211196.94.28
2017Harvey Langi332311874.32
2015Alani Fua4.7334.5181186.834.15
2014Kyle Van Noy4.7132.5211127.224.2
2014Uani’ Unga4.82
2008Bryan Kehl4.6734261196.884.23
2005Brady Poppinga4.5935.5261107.274.38
2004Colby Bockwoldt4.634141127.124.05
2002Justin Ena4.7134201166.784.11
2000Rob Morris4.7733181136.934.17
1999Derik Stevenson4.931141117.814.3
1996Stan Raass5.1229.5191014.7
1990Bob Davis4.7429191034.17
1990Chad Robinson4.9430.51144.4

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