December 18, 1982 |
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||226 lb (103 kg)|
|High school:||Ventura (CA) Buena|
|College:||San Diego State|
|NFL Draft:||2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 94|
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Freddy Keiaho, born Naivote Taulawakeiaho, (born) December 18, 1982) is a Fijian former professional American football linebacker. He played college football for the San Diego State University Aztecs, and was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He was a part of the Colts' Super Bowl XLI victory against the Chicago Bears. He joined the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2010 season.
Keiaho was born Naivote Taulawakeiaho in Suva, Fiji. He grew up in Ventura, California and played high school football for Buena High School, where he was a star athlete. Freddy's older brother, George, was a star running back at Buena High School, rushing for 6,615 yards from 1990-1993 before accepting a scholarship to Washington and later attending Cal Lutheran. His other older brother, Roger Keiaho, is the lead singer of the rock band Rey Fresco.
Keiaho attended San Diego State University, where he played for the San Diego State Aztecs football team. He was drafted into the National Football League in 2006, being picked up by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. As such he became the first Fijian ever drafted into the NFL. He played with the Colts for four seasons, 2006–2009. In 2010, he was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. After spending most of the 2010 season on injured reserve, he was released with an injury settlement in December 2010.