|University of North Texas|
Wide Receivers Coach|
December 8, 1983|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||216 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Phoenix (AZ) Paradise Valley|
|NFL Draft:||2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 188|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Joel O. Filani (born December 8, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver and current wide receivers coach for the North Texas Mean Green football team. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Tech.
Filani attended Paradise Valley High School in Phoenix, Arizona and was a student and a letterman in football. In football, he was named to the First-team All-Arizona as a senior when he caught 40 passes for 653 yards and eight touchdowns and also rushed for 559 yards and five touchdowns on 62 attempts and ran up 623 yards and four touchdowns on 16 kickoff returns. In addition to Texas Tech, Filani was recruited by Washington State and Colorado State.
At Texas Tech, in 2006, Filani was again First-team All-Big 12 after catching 91 passes for 1,300 yards for a 14.3-yards per catch and 13 touchdowns. As a junior, he was First-team All-Big 12 in 2005 when he caught 65 passes for 1,007 yards a 15.5-yard average and 8 touchdowns. In 2004, he caught 12 passes for 310 yards and two touchdowns and led team with 17.2 yards per reception In 2003, he played in all 13 games and finished the season with one reception for nine yards. He reshirted in 2002.
|Height||Weight||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6-2⅛ *||211 *||4.55 *||1.53 *||2.62 *||4.10 **||6.81 **||32½" *||9'09" *||17 *||14 *|
|* represents NFL Combine **represents Texas Tech Pro Day|
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- "Player Bio: Joel Filani". TexasTech.com. Retrieved 2007-04-30.
- Zach Barnett (February 18, 2015). "Wazzu adds former Leach WR Joel Filani to support staff". www.collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com. NBC Sports. Retrieved October 22, 2015.