Misi with the Dolphins in 2012
|No. 55 Miami Dolphins|
|Date of birth:||January 17, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Santa Rosa, California|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||254 lb (115 kg)|
|High school:||Santa Rosa (CA) Montgomery|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2015|
Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi (born January 17, 1987) is an American football outside linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah.
After graduation from Montgomery High School, Misi began his college career at Santa Rosa Junior College, where he was a first-team all-conference defensive end. 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. 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.
On April 23, 2010, Misi was drafted by the Miami Dolphins with a second round pick. He was drafted with the 40th overall pick.
|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|
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.
On September 7, 2013, Misi signed a four-year, $17 million contract extension with the Dolphins.
Due to a back injury, Misi was placed on the team's injured reserve on December 22, 2015.
|Year||Team||GP||COMB||TOTAL||AST||SACK||FF||FR||FR YDS||INT||IR YDS||AVG IR||LNG||TD||PD|
- "Player Bio: Koa Misi". University of Utah. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- "Koa Misi Draft Profile". NFLDraftScout.com.
- Patra, Kevin (September 7, 2013). "Koa Misi, Miami Dolphins finalize four-year extension". NFL.com. Retrieved January 2, 2016.
- Kelly, Omar (December 22, 2015). "Dolphins place Koa Misi, Chris McCain on injured reserve". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved January 2, 2016.
- "Koa Misi Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
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