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Arizona Cardinals Select Utah DT Leki Fotu In Fourth Round, 114th Overall Pick In 2020 NFL Draft

Apr 25, 2020, 10:30 AM | Updated: 10:16 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Arizona Cardinals picked former Utah defensive tackle Leki Fotu in the fourth round, 114th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Fotu was the fifth Utah player to be selected in the Draft.

The big defensive tackle is headed to Arizona to join a defense that had a 5-10-1 record in 2019.

Leki Fotu’s Collegiate Career

The Herriman High School product had a very successful career at Utah. His freshman season in 2016, Fotu played in five games.

Fotu’s sophomore season in 2017 saw him play in 13 games with two starts. He picked up 22 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss.

In 2018, Fotu was named first team All-Pac-12 after getting 33 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 3 sacks in 13 games that he started in and playing in all 14 contests.

Last season in 2019 as a senior, Fotu was named first team All-Pac-12 and an All-American after racking up 29 tackles, 9 tackles for loss and two pass breakups.

Leki Fotu’s NFL Combine Results

He measured the following at the NFL Scouting Combine:

Height: 6’5

Weight: 330 lbs.

Arms: 34 1/4″

Hands: 10 5/8″

At the Combine, Fotu recorded the following results:

40-yard Dash: 5.15 seconds

Bench Press: 21 reps

The 2020 NFL Draft

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Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.

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Arizona Cardinals Select Utah DT Leki Fotu In Fourth Round, 114th Overall Pick In 2020 NFL Draft