Alani Fua

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Alani Fua
Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1992-01-01) January 1, 1992 (age 26)
San Fernando, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Westlake Village (CA) Oaks Christian
College: Brigham Young
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Alani Fua (born January 1, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Brigham Young from 2010 to 2014.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Fua was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2015.[1]

On September 28, 2016, Fua was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.[2]

On July 31, 2017, Fua was waived/injured by the Cardinals and placed on injured reserve.[3] He was released on September 18, 2017.

Personal life[edit]

Alani Fua is of Tongan descent, the son of George and Helen Fua. His older brother, Sione Fua, is a currently a free agent.

His father, George Fua, of San Mateo, played tight end for Ricks College, San Joaquin Delta College, and Cal State Northridge in the late 1980s and early 1990s.[4] He went undrafted in the 1991 NFL Draft and briefly played professional football in the Arena Football League, with the Sacramento Attack and Miami Hooters.[5] He now operates a construction company in Northridge, California.

He is married to Malaysia Fua [née Gonzalez]. Together they have 2 boys, and a little girl on the way.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urban, Darren (May 5, 2015). "Cardinals Bring In 14 Undrafted Rookies". AZCardinals.com. Retrieved July 31, 2017. 
  2. ^ Urban, Darren. "Cardinals Add Aaron Brewer To Snap". AZCardinals.com. Retrieved September 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ Alper, Josh (July 31, 2017). "Cardinals add another cornerback". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. 
  4. ^ Hiserman, Mike (September 1, 1990). "Fua More Than Just a Routine Performer : College football: Cal State Northridge's starting tight end is also an accomplished dancer". Los Angeles Times. 
  5. ^ George Fua's profile at ArenaFan.com

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