Israel Abanikanda

Overall Rank
RB95
2023
Height
5' 10"
Weight
216 lbs
BMI
31.0
(72nd)
Draft Pick
5.09
(2023)
College
Pittsburgh
Age
21.4
Best Comparable Player
Tevin Coleman
Workout Metrics
4.50
77th
105.3
82nd
133.7
97th
11.46
46th
40-Yard Dash
Speed Score
Burst Score
Agility Score
Bench Press
High School Metrics
46.5%
(97th)
College Dominator
6.0
(73rd)
College YPC
6.2%
(42nd)
College Target Share
Seth's Guy

Israel Abanikanda Bio

Football runs in Israel Abanikanda's family. His father played football and so did his brother. So, it's no surprise that he won the New York Gatorade player of the year while playing both offense and defense. He received offers from multiple schools, but chose Pittsburgh. Abanikanda was a highly rated recruit and played in 6 games as a freshman. 2021 was Abanikanda's breakout year. He put up 651 yards on the ground along with 7 touchdowns. He also caught 24 passes for 197 yards and 1 touchdown. His senior season he took a step forward with a drop in quality at QB and his pass heavy OC leaving for Nebraska. Abanikanda went on to amass 1,431 rushing yards and another 146 through the air.