Koa Misi

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Koa Misi
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Misi in 2012
No. 55 Miami Dolphins
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-17) January 17, 1987 (age 30)
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
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MWC (2009)
  • Second-team All-MWC (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles: 358
Sacks: 12.0
Forced fumbles: 3
Fumble recoveries: 2
Pass deflections: 10
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa "Koa" 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.

College career[edit]

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.[1] 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.[1] 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.[1]

Professional career[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[2]

On September 19, 2010, Misi's second career game in the NFL, he recovered a Brett Favre fumble in the end zone for a touchdown giving the Dolphins a 14–0 lead. Misi also had two tackles. On September 7, 2013, Misi signed a four-year, $17 million contract extension with the Dolphins.[3] Due to a back injury, Misi was placed on the team's injured reserve on December 22, 2015.[4] On October 10, 2016, Misi was placed on injured reserve due to a neck injury. [5]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team GP Total Solo AST Sacks FF FR Int TD PD
2010 MIA 16 41 29 12 4.5 0 2 0 1 2
2011 MIA 12 34 26 8 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 MIA 14 65 50 15 3.5 3 0 0 0 2
2013 MIA 15 54 34 20 2.0 0 0 0 0 3
2014 MIA 11 66 50 16 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
2015 MIA 13 78 59 19 0.0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 MIA 3 22 11 11 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 84 358 258 100 12.0 3 2 0 1 10

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Player Bio: Koa Misi". University of Utah. Archived from the original on 2010-06-20. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Koa Misi Draft Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. 
  3. ^ Patra, Kevin (September 7, 2013). "Koa Misi, Miami Dolphins finalize four-year extension". NFL.com. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ Kelly, Omar (December 22, 2015). "Dolphins place Koa Misi, Chris McCain on injured reserve". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ Sessler, Marc (October 10, 2016). "Dolphins grab corner Bene' Benwikere off waivers". NFL.com. 
  6. ^ "Koa Misi Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 

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