LOCALS IN THE NFL

Local Players Impress At 2023 NFL Scouting Combine

Mar 5, 2023, 4:10 PM | Updated: 4:11 pm

SALT LAKE CITY – The 2023 NFL Scouting Combine featured multiple players with ties to the state of Utah and those athletes stood out during the pre-draft event.

Local Player Results at NFL Scouting Combine

A total of 319 athletes were invited to the 2023 Combine, including 10 players with ties to the state of Utah.

RELATED: Full List Of Utes, Cougars Invited To 2023 NFL Combine

Here are the Combine results for the future local NFL players:

Former Utah Utes

Braeden Daniels (Offensive Lineman)

Height: 6 feet 4 inches

Weight: 297 lbs.

40-Yard Dash: 4.99u (official)

10-Yard Split: 1.71 seconds

Vertical Jump: 30.5 inches

Broad Jump: 9 feet and 1 inch

Dalton Kincaid (Tight End)

Height: 6 feet 4 inches

Weight: 246 lbs.

Arm: 32 and 5/8 inches

Hand: 10 and 1/4 inches

Not participating in drills at Combine due to injury

Clark Phillips III (Cornerback)

Height: 5 feet 9 inches

Weight: 184 lbs.

Arm: 29 and 1/8 inches

Hand: 9 and 1/8 inches

40-Yard Dash: 4.51 seconds (official)

10-Yard Split: 1.51 seconds

Vertical Jump: 33 inches

20-Yard Shuttle: 4.32 seconds

Bench Press: 18 reps (225 lbs.)

Tavion Thomas (Running Back)

Height: 6 feet

Weight: 237 lbs.

Arm: 31 and 1/8 inches

Hand: 9 and 1/4 inches

40-Yard Dash: 4.74 seconds (official)

10-Yard Split: 1.62 seconds

Vertical Jump: 30 inches

Broad Jump: 9 feet 10 inches

Former BYU Cougars

Blake Freeland (Offensive Lineman)

Height: 6 feet 7 inches

Weight: 312 lbs.

40-Yard Dash: 4.98u (official)

10-Yard Split: 1.68 seconds

Vertical Jump: 37 inches

RELATED: Former BYU OL Blake Freeland Sets NFL Scouting Combine Record

Broad Jump: 10 feet

Jaren Hall (Quarterback)

Height: 6 feet

Weight: 207 lbs.

Arm: 29 and 3/4 inches

Hand: 9 and 1/2 inches

Puka Nacua (Wide Receiver)

Height: 6 feet 2 inches

Weight: 201 lbs.

Arm: 31 and 1/2 inches

Hand: 9 and 1/2 inches

Former High School Standouts

Noah Sewell (Linebacker) – Orem High/Oregon Ducks

Height: 6 feet 1 and 1/2 inches

Weight: 246 lbs.

Arm: 31 and 5/8 inches

Hand: 10 inches

40-yard dash: 4.64 seconds (official)

10-yard split: 1.57 seconds

Vertical Jump: 33 inches

Broad Jump: 9 feet and 7 inches

Bench Press: 27 reps (225 lbs.)

Siaki Ika (Defensive Tackle) – East High/Baylor Bears

Height: 6 feet 3 inches

Weight: 335 lbs.

Arm: 32 and 3/8 inches

Hand: 10 and 1/4 inches

40-yard dash: 5.39 seconds (official)

10-yard split: 1.88 seconds

3-Cone Drill: 7.8 seconds

20-Yard Shuttle: 4.99 seconds

Cameron Latu (Tight End) – Olympus High/Alabama Crimson Tide

Height: 6 feet 4 inches

Weight: 242 lbs.

Arm: 32 and 3/8 inches

Hand: 9 and 1/2 inches

Not participating in drills at Combine due to injury

2023 NFL Scouting Combine

Where: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana

When: February 27-March 6

About the Combine

Athletes at the event participated in multiple workouts and evaluations to test their ability to perform in the NFL. These are the workouts that players take part in at the NFL Combine:

  • 40-yard dash
  • Bench press
  • Vertical jump
  • Broad jump
  • Three-cone drill
  • 20-yard shuttle
  • 60-yard shuttle

Other evaluations included:

  • Interviews
  • Physical Measurements
  • Injury Evaluation
  • Drug Screening
  • Cybex & Wonderlic tests

Full results for the Combine can be found on NFL.com.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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