Niko Walter

Niko Walter @NikowalterNiko

Athlete - RB/Slot WR / DB / KR-PR

Salem High School

Ohio

 

MFE Index Rating

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!  

MFE Evaluation Scale: Evaluation of a High School / Junior College / Prep School / Transfer Football player as it relates to Projected Level of Play, Impact at the College Level, Projected College Starter and Post College Projection.

 

Resources include Zybek Sports Power Ranking, Max Preps, 247 Sports, Rivals, ESPN Recruiting & more level of play rating criteria combined with our exclusive analytic MFE-Index +  *150+ years of College coaching and recruiting experience. 

 

MyFootball Evaluation prepares our recruits using a customized analytics platform helping to become the best recruits for college coaches! An exclusive evaluation combining the metrics of individual profile, athletic ability, fundamental display of position mastery & a customized analytics platform that merges quantitative and subjective data & is reviewed by College Coaches from all levels of play! 

4 – Levels of Play Rating: Scale rating (1 – 9)

4– Elite Level – (8-9: FBS Athlete / Elite FCS Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at an elite level. Physical Profile at or above the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at or above preferred numbers or range metric determine level of play scale.

3 – High Level – (6-7: FCS Athlete / High Level D2 Athlete / Elite D3 Athlete only lacking profile size) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a high level. Physical Profile at the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

2 – Adequate Level – (4-5: D2 Athlete / High Level NAIA Athlete / D3 Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a fundamental and functional level needing work but adequate. Physical Profile at or near the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at or near preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

1 – Developmental Level – (1 – 3: D3 Athlete / Low Level NAIA Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a developmental level needing work. Physical Profile below the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility below preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

MFE Ranking system

Division 1 – FBS Prospects – (6.5 – 9.0)

*8.5 – 9.0 – Elite Prospect – (Composite ranking 6.1 Rivals / ESPN.com 5-Stars – 90-100 / 247 Sports 101-110 Franchise Player) / (6.5 = immediate starter / 7.0 = Franchise / Best Player at Position.)

*8.1 – 8.4 – 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.)

*7.5 – 8.0 – Probable Starter at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 5.5-5.7 Rivals / ESPN.com 3-Stars – 70-79 / 247Sports 90-97) / (5.5 = Potential Starter / 6.0 = Probable Starter.) 

*7.1 – 7.4 – Good Prospect at Primary Position –  (Composite Ranking 5.0-5.4 Rivals / ESPN.com 2-Stars – 60 -69 / 247Sports 80-89) / (5.1 = Potential Starter / 5.4 = Probable Starter.) 

*6.5 – 7.0 – Sleeper Prospect at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 4.9 Rivals / ESPN.com No-Stars – Below 60 / 247Sports 79-Below) / (4.5 = Quality Backup / 5.0 = Late Starter.)

Division 1AA – FCS Prospects – (5.5 – 6.4)

*5.5 – 6.4 – (LOP Rating – 6.4 = FCS Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 6.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – 5.5 = Role player – FCS Backup Player – Late Developer)   

Division 2 – Prospects – (5.1 – 5.4)

*5.1 – 5.4 – (LOP Rating – 5.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 5.1 = D2 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 5.1 = Role player – D2  Backup Player – Late Developer)   

NAIA – Prospects – (4.6 – 5.0)

*4.6 – 5.0 – (LOP Rating – 5.0 = NAIA Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 4.6 = NAIA  Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 4.6 = Role player – NAIA Backup Player – Late Developer)

D3 – Prospects – (4.0 – 4.5)

*4.0 – 4.5 – (LOP Rating – 4.5 = D3 Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 4.0 = D3 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 4.0 = Role player – D3 Backup Player – Late Developer)

Athlete

Total MFE Index score = 100 out of 124

Size/Strength/Speed

Nico Walter displays 3 physical profile, 4 core strength, 4 explosiveness off ball, 3 ability to pick and slide & stress a defense in space, 3 linear top end speed.

Initial Quicks & Linear Speed / Initial Quicks

Nico Walter displays 3 quickness and athleticism, 3 acceleration, 3 sprint mechanics, 3 top end speed, and 4 ability to accelerate.

Physical – Aggressive Play

Nico Walter displays 3 competitive edge, 4 effort to the echo of the whistle, 4 hustle when play is away to get involved in play & visual on film, 4 aggressive-physical- toughness with high energy player, and 4 commitment to skill set development.

Awareness Skills

Nico Walter displays 4 instincts and read ability, 3 football vision, 3 ability to see flow and surface movement, and 3 point of attack speed.

Physicality, Toughness, Effort

Nico Walter displays competitive edge, 3 effort to the echo of the whistle, 3 hustle when play is away to get involved in play & visual on film, 3 aggressive-physical- toughness with high energy player, and 3 commitment to skill set development.

BALL SKILLS/COMPETITIVENESS

Nico Walter displays 3 ability to play the ball and fight for ball in air, 3 ball security in a proper tuck and tight to sternum with eagle claw of the point, 4 fold over of the ball keeping ball close to body and not exposing to strip or punch out, and 3 concentration on ball in crowd, holds ball on contact.

Versatility

Nico Walter displays 4 functional display of versatility on offense as a RB – WR – athlete in space, 3 functional display of versatility on Defense as a Safety – CB – athlete demonstrating the ability to play in space, and 3 functional display of versatility on Special Teams as a Kick Returner – Punt Returner demonstrating the ability to create explosive plays in the returner game as well as confidence in ball security.

Player Key Physical Stats

2020 Niko Walter @NikowalterNiko

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 195

40 Yard Dash: 4.64

Vertical Jump: 35

Bench: 275

Squat: 420

Evaluation Summary

 

“2020 Explosive Player!”

*Niko’s MFE-Player Index Level of Play Rating  (96 out of 124 points) LOP Rating 6.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / *5.1 – 5.4 –(LOP Rating – 5.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter!

 

 

MFE Ranking system

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!  

MFE Evaluation Scale: Evaluation of a High School / Junior College / Prep School / Transfer 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. 

MyFootball Evaluation  prepares our recruits using a customized analytics platform helping to become the best recruits for college coaches! An exclusive evaluation combining the metrics of individual profile, athletic ability, fundamental display of position mastery & a customized analytics platform that merges quantitative and subjective data & is reviewed by College Coaches from all levels of play! 

4 – Levels of Play Rating: Scale rating (1 – 9)

4 – Elite Level – (8-9: FBS Athlete / Elite FCS Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at an elite level. Physical Profile at or above the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at or above preferred numbers or range metric determine level of play scale.

3 – High Level – (6-7: FCS Athlete / High Level D2 Athlete / Elite D3 Athlete only lacking profile size) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a high level. Physical Profile at the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

2 – Adequate Level – (4-5: D2 Athlete / High Level NAIA Athlete / D3 Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a fundamental and functional level needing work but adequate. Physical Profile at or near the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility at or near preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

1 – Developmental Level – (1 – 3: D3 Athlete / Low Level NAIA Athlete) Video demonstration of the athlete performing the position specific skill criteria and technique at a developmental level needing work. Physical Profile below the preferred size metric determining level of play scale. Speed, knee bend, quickness and hip flexibility below preferred numbers or range metric determining level of play scale.

MFE Ranking system

Division 1 – FBS Prospects – (6.5 – 9.0)

*8.5 – 9.0 – Elite Prospect – (Composite ranking 6.1 Rivals / ESPN.com 5-Stars – 90-100 / 247 Sports 101-110 Franchise Player) / (6.5 = immediate starter / 7.0 = Franchise / Best Player at Position.)

*8.1 – 8.4 – 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.)

*7.5 – 8.0 – Probable Starter at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 5.5-5.7 Rivals / ESPN.com 3-Stars – 70-79 / 247Sports 90-97) / (5.5 = Potential Starter / 6.0 = Probable Starter.) 

*7.1 – 7.4 – Good Prospect at Primary Position –  (Composite Ranking 5.0-5.4 Rivals / ESPN.com 2-Stars – 60 -69 / 247Sports 80-89) / (5.1 = Potential Starter / 5.4 = Probable Starter.) 

*6.5 – 7.0 – Sleeper Prospect at Primary Position – (Composite Ranking 4.9 Rivals / ESPN.com No-Stars – Below 60 / 247Sports 79-Below) / (4.5 = Quality Backup / 5.0 = Late Starter.)

Division 1AA – FCS Prospects – (5.5 – 6.4)

*5.5 – 6.4 – (LOP Rating – 6.4 = FCS Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 6.0 = FCS Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – 5.5 = Role player – FCS Backup Player – Late Developer)   

Division 2 – Prospects – (5.1 – 5.4)

*5.1 – 5.4 – (LOP Rating – 5.4 = D2 Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 5.1 = D2 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 5.1 = Role player – D2  Backup Player – Late Developer)   

NAIA – Prospects – (4.6 – 5.0)

*4.6 – 5.0 – (LOP Rating – 5.0 = NAIA Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 4.6 = NAIA  Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 4.6 = Role player – NAIA Backup Player – Late Developer)

D3 – Prospects – (4.0 – 4.5)

*4.0 – 4.5 – (LOP Rating – 4.5 = D3 Impact Player – Early Starter / LOP Rating 4.0 = D3 Late Starter – Solid Contributor / LOP Rating – Below 4.0 = Role player – D3 Backup Player – Late Developer)

Skill Set Breakdown

Position Specific Profile Evaluation relating to level of play through the lens of a College Coach:

FCS – Athlete – College Projection – DB / Slot WR / RB / Returner
Physical Measurables: Key Stats:
• Height: 5’10” – 6’1” 40yd: 4.55 – 4.65
Weight: 180 lbs. – 195lbs. Bench: 275lbs. – 315lbs Squat: 365 – 405 lbs
Coach Keys: * Physical Impact – Not quite the FBS level elite athlete, but coaches believe they can coach and skills are present, physical, aggressive, twitchy & fearless full of confidence and a fierce competitor *Versatile Efficiency – Displays the ability to play multiple positions on both Offense & Defense! Displays a high Football IQ *Ability in Space – Displays the ability to fly to the alley, set the edge on Defense & is explosive with the ball in his hands on Offense at either RB or Slot. *Demonstrates High Level Ability – Multi-year starter, All Conference player with National camp exposure.

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