# Alameda Ta’amu RAS

### Alameda Ta’amu RAS

Alameda Ta’amu was drafted by Steelers with pick 109 in round 4 in the 2012 NFL Draft out of Washington.

He recorded a Relative Athletic Score of 3.26, out of a possible 10.0. RAS is a composite metric on a 0 to 10 scale based on the average of all of the percentile for each of the metrics the player completed either at the Combine or pro day.

He had a recorded height of 6024 that season, recorded as XYYZ where X is feet, YY is inches, and Z is eighths of an inch. That correlates to 6 feet, 2 and 4/8 of an inch or 74.5 inches, or 189.23 centimeters. This correlates to a 4.02 score out of 10.0.

He recorded a weight of 348 in pounds, which is approximately 158 kilograms. This correlates to a 9.92 score out of 10.0.

Based on his weight, he has a projected 40 yard dash time of 5.36. This is calculated by taking 0.00554 multiplied by his weight and then adding 3.433.
At the Combine, he recorded a 40 yard dash of 5.37 seconds. This was a difference of 0.01 seconds from his projected time. This forty time correlates to a 0.94 score out of 10.0.

Using Bill Barnwell’s calculation, this Combine 40 time gave him a Speed Score of 83.7.

The time traveled between the 20 and 40 yard lines is known as the Flying Twenty. As the distance is also known, we can calculate the player’s speed over that distance. The time he traveled the last twenty yards at the Combine was 2.29 seconds. Over 20 yards, we can calculate his speed in yards per second to 8.73. Taking into account the distance in feet (60 feet), we can calculate his speed in feet per second to 26.2. Breaking it down further, we can calculate his speed in inches per second to 314.41. Knowing the feet per second of 26.2, we can calculate the approximate miles per hour by multiplying that value by 0.681818 to give us a calculated MPH of 17.9 in the last 20 yards of his run.

At the Combine, he recorded a 20 yard split of 3.08 seconds. This correlates to a 1.24 score out of 10.0.

We can calculate the speed traveled over the second ten yards of the 40 yard dash easily, as the distance and time are both known. The time he traveled the second ten yards at the Combine was 1.21 seconds. Over 10 yards, we can calculate his speed in yards per second to 8.26. Taking into account the distance in feet (30 feet), we can calculate his speed in feet per second to 24.79. Breaking it down further, we can calculate his speed in inches per second to 297.52. Knowing the feet per second of 24.79, we can calculate the approximate miles per hour by multiplying that value by 0.681818 to give us a calculated MPH of 16.9 in the second ten yards of his run.

At the Combine, he recorded a 10 yard split of 1.87 seconds. This correlates to a 0.94 score out of 10.0 that when multiplied by ten roughly corresponds to percentile.

The time he traveled the first ten yards at the Combine was 1.87 seconds. Over 10 yards, we can calculate his speed in yards per second to 5.0. Taking into account the distance in feet (30 feet), we can calculate his speed in feet per second to 16.0. Breaking it down further, we can calculate his speed in inches per second to 193.0. Knowing the feet per second of 16.0, we can calculate the approximate miles per hour by multiplying that value by 0.681818 to give us a calculated MPH of 10.9 in the first ten yards of his run.

At the Combine, he recorded a bench press of 35 repetitions of 225 pounds. This correlates to a 9.55 score out of 10.0.

At the Combine, he recorded a vertical jump of 26.0 inches. This correlates to a 1.77 score out of 10.0.

At the Combine, he recorded a broad jump of 807, which is recorded as FII or FFII . where F is feet and I is inches. This correlates to a 4.21 score out of 10.0 that when multiplied by ten roughly corresponds to percentile.

This player did not have a recorded 5-10-5 or 20 yard short shuttle for the Combine in the RAS database.

At his pro day, he recorded a 5-10-5 or 20 yard short shuttle of 4.72 seconds. This correlates to a 3.26 score out of 10.0.

This player did not have a recorded 3 cone L drill for the Combine in the RAS database.

At his pro day, he recorded a 3 cone L drill of 7.52 seconds. This correlates to a 7.18 score out of 10.0.

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