Koa Misi

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Koa Misi
Koa Misi in 2012.jpg
Misi in 2012
No. 55     Miami Dolphins
Middle Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-17) January 17, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Santa Rosa, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 254 lb (115 kg)
Career information
High school: Santa Rosa (CA) Montgomery
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Debuted in 2010 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-Mountain West (2008)
  • First team All-Mountain West (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 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[edit]

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[edit]

2010 NFL Draft[edit]

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

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
All values from NFL Combine[3]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

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.


  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ a b c "Player Bio: Koa Misi". University of Utah. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Koa Misi Draft Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. 

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