Koa Misi

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Koa Misi
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Misi with the Dolphins in 2012
No. 55 Miami Dolphins
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-17) January 17, 1987 (age 29)
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: Reserve/Injured
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MWC (2009)
  • Second-team All-MWC (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles: 336
Sacks: 12.0
Forced fumbles: 2
Fumble recoveries: 2
Pass deflections: 10
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

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.

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 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.[3]

Due to a back injury, Misi was placed on the team's injured reserve on December 22, 2015.[4]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2010 MIA 16 41 29 12 4.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
2011 MIA 12 34 26 8 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 MIA 14 65 50 15 3.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2013 MIA 15 54 34 20 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2014 MIA 11 66 50 16 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Career 68 260 189 71 12.0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 10

[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Player Bio: Koa Misi". University of Utah. 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. ^ "Koa Misi Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 

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