Danny Uluilakepa @DannyUluilakepa
College Projection - LB
Puyallup High School - signed Montana State
Player Key Physical Stats
2020 Danny Uluilakepa @DannyUluilakepa
Recommended Level of Play: D1 Scholarship Football Player
Height: 6' 1"
40 Yard Dash: 4.6
The MFE-index rating – is an exclusive evaluation using the metrics of individual profile, athletic ability, fundamental display of position mastery and level of play!
Level of Play Evaluation Scale: Evaluation of a High School Football player as it relates to Projected Level of Play, Impact at the College Level, Projected College Starter and Post College Projection.
*Resources include 247 Sports, Rivals, ESPN.com level of play rating criteria combined with the MFE-Index + *100+ years of College coaching and recruiting experience.
scoutSMART skillSCORE 8.0
Division 1 – FBS HS Prospects – (4.5 – 7.0)
*6.1 – 6.4 – Impact-Prospect at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 5.8-6.0 Rivals / ESPN.com 4-Stars – 80-89 / 247Sports 98-100) / (6.0 = Early Starter & Contributor / 6.4 = Immediate Starter.)
*Danny’s MFE-Index Level of Play Rating 6.0 = Early Starter & Contributor
Skill Set Breakdown
Position Specific Profile Evaluation relating to level of play through the lens of a College Coach:
Physical Measurables: Key Stats:
- Height: 6’1″ – 6’4” 40yd: 4.6 on Beam!
- Weight: 230 lbs. – 240lbs. Bench: 315 – 325 lbs. Squat: 445 lbs. – 465lbs+
Coach Keys: * Physical Impact – Displays the ability to take over a game physically. Extreme disrupter all over the field. Physically is a dominate factor knocking blockers and ball-carriers on the ground and backwards. Great instincts with a great nose for the ball. Strong and explosive to play at LOS, athletic as a skill player to play in space. / *Versatile Efficiency – Displays great loose hips and great knee bend playing under pads exploding on contact. / *Effort & Motor – Great match up with RB, TE, Slot and can run with all. Great understanding of pursuit angles with great closing speed in space, level changing hips on target and accelerating feet. / *Demonstrates High Level Ability – Multi-year starter, All State & National recognition from recruiting media and Premier National Camp & Combine presence helpful
*Phase 1 – Physical Profile: (Verified #’s for all athletes to get an accurate evaluation of core strength and explosive speed)
Position Specific Key Stats – (We will update Danny‘s numbers as they are verified numbers!)
40-yard dash: A measure of off-the-mark quickness and transition to top speed.
Vertical jump: Your vertical jump height and body weight are factored together to assess your peak power.
5-10-5 shuttle (also known as the 20-yard shuttle run): a drill demanding split second changes of posture, direction, and speed.
Kneeling powerball toss: a test designed to measure the ability to develop and deliver coordinated power.
A player’s results in those four exercises, when normalized by weight, gives a number that measures the player’s power, agility, speed, explosiveness, and overall athleticism.
*40 – Yard – (Measurement of Athlete’s Linear Speed) –
*Pro Shuttle – 5-10-5 – (Measurement of Athletes Change of Direction and Level Change of Hips) –
*L-Drill – (Measurement run to evaluate the agility, quickness and fluidity of movement) –
*Vertical Jump – (Measurement of Athletes Explosive Quad Strength) –
*Broad Jump – (Measurement of Athletes Explosive Hip Strength) –
*Bench Press –
*Power Clean –
*Phase 2 – Competition Phase – (Completed for all athletes to get an accurate evaluation of effort, competitive edge and Level of Play.)
*Athletes Competitive edge: Danny is very athletic – instincts are off the chart – he demonstrates the ability to see flow, reacts at a high level and displays a high level ability to compete at the college level.
*Football IQ: Danny presents a mature physical presence on the field. He looks the part – reacts to various formations and PG’s and displays the ability to lead a Defense making the front adjustments to run strength and fit accordingly as the play develops. The game appears to slow down for Danny resulting in very good reactions to play development.
*LOP – (Level of Play): We have developed a LOP (Level of Play high rating State-by State as a guide for our MFE Evaluators.) / (resource – MaxPreps, ESPN, SBNation)
MaxPreps Xcellent 25 – Danny is competing at the #23 Ranked State:
No. 21 pro | No. 25 college | No. 21 high school: The Evergreen State has two DI teams, one national title and four pro Hall of Famers.
LB Performance Evaluation Skill Set Breakdown
Position Specific Evaluation Criteria:
4 – levels of Rating:
1 – Elite Level – Video demonstration of the athlete performing the skill at an elite level.
2 – High Level– Video demonstration of athlete performing the skill / fundamental at a high level.
3 – Adequate Level – Video demonstration of athlete performing the skill / fundamental at a functional level needing work but adequate.
4 – Developmental Level – Video demonstration of athletes performing the skill / fundamental at a developmental level needing work.
Individual Position Specific 6-Point Evaluation: (we will use the 4 levels of skill rating for each of the position specific skill sets.)
*Size / Explosive Strength / Functional Speed
Danny presents a Elite Level physical profile, presents High Level strength at the point of attack, High Level display linear speed and High Level natural instincts, High Level display of change of direction skills, High Level hip flexibility, High Level knee bend allowing change direction smoothly. Danny runs very well and brings a Eite Level closing speed to a Defense.
*Football IQ and ability to read Key:
Danny displays High Level instincts and read ability, High Level football vision, Elite Level ability to see flow and surface movement, and High Level point of attack speed.
Danny presents Elite Level athletic skill set to match up and fit windows at C-Gap, Elite Level athletic skill set to match up and fit windows at D-Gap, High Level ability to bring his hips to finish, High Level block protection skills, High Level transition to a low hitting position, and High Level quick hands to get off blocks.
Danny displays High Level “level change of hips” and acceleration of feet closing on the target, High Level aggressive-physical athlete seeing what he hits maintaining the S-Curve in low back protecting crown of head, and Elite Level ability to secure and grab hold of RB bringing hips to finish.
*Defending Inside Run Schemes:
Danny exhibits Elite Level instincts between the tackles, High Level taking on blockers, High Level maneuverability through tight quarters, and Elite Level as a physical tackler in the box.
*Defending Outside Run Schemes:
Danny displays High Level anticipation on the ball carrier, High Level ability to open hips and run, High Level angles working downhill to the ball carrier, High Level track & scrape technique of ball carrier, and a High Level ability to redirect and fit the ball carrier.
*Coverage – Defending the Shallow Hole – Hook – Curl:
Danny demonstrates High Level ability to flip hips for depth, High Level anticipating QB throws, High Level display of fluid hips to turn and run to landmark, and Elite Level work to get his hands up to disrupt passing lanes up the seam.
*3rd Down Player at Next Level:
Danny demonstrates Elite Level blitz potential, Elite Level instincts, High Level 3rd down capability in the box, High Level 3rd down capability in space, High Level man to man skill.
*Strengths include – Danny is relentless to the ball, athletic physical, aggressive and edgy! He has great size and strength and demonstrates the ability to transfer his core strength to the field effectively!
*Criteria of developmental focus – Focus for a College coach will be the ability to see Danny match up vs. RB in space in man-to-man coverage determining his ability to be a 3rd down LB. Danny’s size will give a Defense flexibility to move to an edge pass rusher, however, with development of cover skills, continued work on feet and quickness, Danny presents the athletic skill set to stay on the field every down for a college Defense.
*Moving Forward – Exposure at specific college camps for college coaches to see Danny in person, his size, athletic skill set, match-ups vs. top competition and his coach ability!