Canadian defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie performed for scouts at Iowa’s pro day on Monday – three CFL teams attended, Lions, Argos and Alouettes.
The Brampton, Ontario native checked in at six-foot-one, 304 pounds. He repped 225 pounds on the bench press 24 times, broad jumped eight feet, five inches, vertical leaped 28.5 inches, ran a 5.05 40-yard time, 4.50 shuttle and 7.54 3-cone time.
Ekakitie played in a career-high 13 games for the Hawkeyes during his senior season which saw him record 39 tackles, two tackles for loss, two knock downs and one fumble recovery. For those efforts he won the Hawkeyes’ Finish Strong team award.
After being ranked 14 on the CFL’s September scouting bureau rankings, Ekakitie moved up three spots to 11 on the December list.