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Koa Misi

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Misi in 2012
No. 55 Miami Dolphins
Position: Middle linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-17) January 17, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Santa Rosa, California
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Career information
High school: Santa Rosa (CA) Montgomery
College: Utah
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-Mountain West (2008)
  • First team All-Mountain West (2009)
Career Template:If empty statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 260
Sacks: 12.0
Forced fumbles: 2
Stats at NFL.com

Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi (born January 17, 1987) is an American football linebacker. He played college football at Utah. He was considered one of the top linebacker prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

College career

After graduation from Montgomery High School, Koa began his college career at Santa Rosa Junior College, where he was a first-team all-conference defensive end.[2] He then attended the University of Utah and played for the Utes for three years (2007–2009). While at Utah he played in 38 of 39 games, missing one game due to injury, and started 36 of those games.[2] He played at both defensive end and defensive tackle positions during his college career. He was twice selected as an all-conference player in the Mountain West Conference, second-team all-conference in 2008 and first-team all-conference in 2009.[2]

Professional career

2010 NFL Draft

On April 23, 2010, Misi was drafted by the Miami Dolphins with a second round pick. He was drafted with the 40th overall pick.

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Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2½ in 251 lb 4.75 s 1.64 s 2.76 s 4.27 s 7.07 s 38 in 10 ft 7 in

Miami Dolphins

On September 19, 2010—Misi's second career game in the NFL—he recovered a Brett Favre fumble in the endzone for a touchdown giving the Dolphins a 14-0 lead. Misi also had two tackles, helping the Dolphins to go 2-0 on the season.

NFL stats

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2010 MIA 16 41 29 12 4.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2011 MIA 12 34 26 8 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 MIA 14 65 50 15 3.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2013 MIA 15 54 34 20 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2014 MIA 11 66 50 16 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Career 68 260 189 71 12.0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
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Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defensed

References

  1. NFL Draft Scout
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Player Bio: Koa Misi". University of Utah. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. "Koa Misi Draft Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. 
  4. "Koa Misi Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 

External links

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