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Monday, February 21, 2011
Koa Misi Miami Dolphins
6'3" / 251
2010 DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
PRO 2010 - For the season finished with 41 tackles, ranked second on the Dolphins with 4.5 sacks for 19.5 yards in losses and had two fumble recoveries ... Started 12 times and has played in a reserve role four games this season ... Finished second on the team in tackles once this season ... Finished with eight tackles in the preseason.
DEFENSIVE TOUCHDOWNS: On Sept. 19th at Minnesota recovered a Brett Favre fumble in the end zone for a touchdown that was forced by a Cameron Wake sack of Favre ... It was Misi’s first career touchdown ... It was the first defensive fumble recovery for a touchdown by a Dolphin defender since Jason Taylor had a 48-yard return for a TD off a Shonn Greene fumble on November 1, 1009 at the N.Y. Jets ... It was the first fumble recovery for a touchdown by a Dolphin rookie since Derrick Pope had a one-yard return for a TD of a Tim Rattay fumble on Nov. 28, 2004 at San Francisco ... It was the third Dolphin TD by a Dolphin defensive rookie in as many seasons.
ROOKIE SACK LEADERS: With 4.5 sacks this season, ranks second in the AFC and tied for third in the NFL in sacks among rookies ... He also ranks seventh in team history among rookie sack leaders and second among linebackers.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS - VS. BUFFALO (DEC. 19): On Dec. 19th vs. Buffalo had two tackles including one sack, tackling Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for an eight-yard loss.
VS. CLEVELAND (DEC. 5): On Dec. 5th vs. Cleveland finished tied for second on the Dolphins in tackles with four stops.
AT BALTIMORE (NOV. 7): On Nov. 7th at Baltimore had six tackles.
VS. PITTSBURGH (OCT. 24): On Oct. 24th vs. Pittsburgh had two tackles including a half-sack for 0.5 yards in losses, combining with Chris Clemons for a one-yard sack of Steelers quarterback Ben Roehtlisberger ... Also had a fumble recovery, collecting a Roethlisberger fumble after he was sacked by Yeremiah Bell.
AT GREEN BAY (OCT. 17): On Oct. 17th at Green Bay had three tackles including one sack, tackling Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers for a one-yard loss.
VS. NEW ENGLAND (OCT. 4): On Oct. 4th vs. New England had a one-yard sack of Patriot quarterback Tom Brady.
AT MINNESOTA (SEPT. 19): On Sept. 19th at Minnesota had two tackles and one fumble recovery, coming in the end zone for a touchdown when he recovered a Brett Favre fumble that was forced by a Cameron Wake sack of Favre ... It was his first career TD.
VS. BUFFALO (SEPT. 12): Made his NFL and Dolphin debut in a reserve role on Sept. 12th at Buffalo and had four tackles including one sack, tackling Bills quarterback Trent Edwards for a nine-yard loss ... It was his first career NFL sack.
Three-year letterman and starter at Utah ... Recorded 206 tackles (94 solo) with 10.5 sacks and 26.0 stops for losses ... His six forced fumbles tied for fourth on the school’s career-record list ... Also recovered three fumbles, returning one 28 yards for a touchdown and deflected eight passes ... Started 12 games at right defensive end as a senior in 2009 ... Named first-team All-Mountain West Conference ... Recorded career-best 71 hits (34 solo) with five sacks, 9.5 stops for losses and caused three fumbles ... Started all 13 games as a junior in 2008 - 12 games at left defensive end and and one game at left defensive tackle ... Named second-team All-MWC ... Finished with 68 tackles (31 solo), adding three sacks and 8.5 stops for losses ... Also caused three fumbles, recovered another and had six pass deflections ... Played a major part as the Utes ranked 11th in the nation in rush defense (99.15 ypg) ... Played in all 13 games with starts in the final nine games of the season as a sophomore in 2007 ... Started two games at nose guard shifting to left defensive tackle for the remainder of the schedule ... Finished with with 67 tackles (29 solo) ... Credited with 2.5 sacks and eight stops for losses ... Also deflected two passes ... Scooped up a fumble and returned it 28 yards for a touchdown vs. New Mexico ... Attended Santa Rosa Junior College from 2005-06, earning an associates degree in sociology ... Earned All-Northern California Conference honors while helping the team win the division title and receive a bowl invitation ... Did not play football in 2005 ... Majored in sociology.
Attended Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, Calif. ... Honor Roll student ... Twice earned All-Conference honors in football ... Named the league’s Defensive Player of the Year as a senior as school went 13-0 and won the league title ... Also lettered in baseball and basketball ... Spoke at the Broward County Juvenile Detention Center ... Participated in the Miami Dolphins Foundation Fishing Tournament ... His father, Sione, played football for Hawaii ... Full name is Koa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi, born January 17, 1987, in Santa Rosa, Calif.