Position
Nose Tackle
Height
6'4
Weight
354 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Salt Lake City, Utah
Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
High School
East HS

In position to be LSU’s starting nose tackle in LSU’s new 4-3 defensive scheme in 2020 … Played in 13 games in a backup role as a true freshman in 2019 … Tremendous upper body strength with powerful leg drive that makes him the ideal nose tackles … Often commands the attention of two offensive linemen … Low center of gravity makes him difficult to move … Has 17 career tackles to go with 1.5 tackles for loss. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Played in 13 games at nose tackles as a true freshman in 2019 … Recorded 17 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss …  Part of LSU’s rotation at nose tackle … Made an immediate impact during his first year with the Tigers … Enrolled at LSU in January of 2019 and went through spring practice which accelerated his development … Matched his career high in tackles against Arkansas with three… Credited for three tackles at Ole Miss … Had a tackle and half-tackle for loss at Alabama … Provided depth for the Tigers and helped clog the middle with a pair of tackles against Florida … Credited for a pair of tackles against Utah State … Finished the game against Northwestern State with two tackles and tackle for loss … Made his first career appearance in the season opener against Georgia Southern and recorded one tackle.  

HIGH SCHOOL 
Enrolled at LSU in January and participated in spring practice where he dominated during the 15 workouts … A four-star prospect by Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN… Ranked as No. 243 in ESPN300… Rated as the No. 159 recruit overall and No. 1 in Utah according to 247Sports Composite rankings… Recorded 89 tackles and 14 sacks as a senior … Invited to the All-American Bowl and Polynesian Bowl in January… Coached by Brandon Matich.

SIAKI IKA’S Career Highs
Tackles: 3, 2x (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2019)
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Northwestern State, 2019
Sacks: 0 

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