Official website of the New England Patriots

replay
Replay: Patriots Unfiltered Tue Aug 09 | 04:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Patriots Draft Pick Profile: Cassh Maluia

Breaking down everything you need to know about Patriots sixth round pick Cassh Maluia.

maluia_cassh_1
Oct 19, 2019; Laramie, WY, USA; Wyoming Cowboys linebacker Cassh Maluia (46) against the New Mexico Lobos at War Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Babbitt-UW Media-Athletics

Breaking down everything you need to know about Patriots sixth round pick Cassh Maluia.

Cassh Maluia, LB: 6th round, 204th overall

Height: 6-0

Weight: 248 lbs

Born: 10/03/1998

College: Wyoming

Hometown: Compton, Calif.

Strengths: Experienced, three-year starter who also saw time as a true freshman; able to diagnose play quickly and takes good angles against ball carriers; great quickness, speed, and versatility on special teams.

Weaknesses: Smaller size often a disadvantage against bigger blockers; needs to shed blocks more consistently; pass coverage skills could improve.

Personal: Honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference in 2019.

Comparable NFL player: Elandon Roberts (Miami Dolphins), an undersized inside 'backer who worked his way up from special teams to a defensive regular.

View photos of Patriots LB Cassh Maluia in action during his time at Wyoming.

By the Numbers

Table inside Article
YEARGPUAATOTALTFLYDSSACKSYDSPDFFFRINTYDS
201613124160.000.00.001000
2017133341743.55.01.01.041310
2018112324476.07.00040010
2019133328617.013.00.50100230
TOT501019719816.525.01.51.0623430

Workout Numbers

Table inside Article
MALUIACOMBINE AVG. FOR POS.
Height6-06-1
Weight248235
40 Yards4.554.73
BENCH (225)1818
VERTICAL JUMP3334
LONG JUMP9'08"9'11"
SHUTTLE4.404.30
CONE7.167.18

*From his Pro Day in March 2020

What they're saying …

"Maluia has good speed, agility and short-area movement skills, but he will be a long shot to earn a roster spot unless he can become a special teams star." - Lance Zierlein, NFL.com

Related Content

Advertising

Latest News

Presented by
Advertising

Trending Video

Advertising

In Case You Missed It

Presented by
Advertising