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Jeremiah Valoaga
No. 78     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-11-15) November 15, 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth: Oxnard, California
Career information
College: UNLV
Undrafted in 2017
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 2017)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A

Jeremiah Valoaga (born November 15, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UNLV, and was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2017.

College statisticsEdit

Defense
Year Team GP Tackles For Loss Sacks Int FF
2012 UNLV 12 21 4.0 1.5 0 0
2013 UNLV 9 27 5.5 1.0 0 0
2014 UNLV Redshirt season
2015 UNLV 4 15 4.0 2.0 0 10
2016 UNLV 10 24 5.5 4.0 0 0
College totals 35 87 19.0 8.5 0 0

Professional careerEdit

Detroit LionsEdit

Valoaga signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017.[1] On September 24, 2017, he recorded the first sack of his NFL career during a 26-30 loss against the Atlanta Falcons.[2] On November 25, 2017, Valoaga was waived by the Lions and was re-signed to the practice squad.[3] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Lions on January 1, 2018.[4]

On August 31, 2018, Valoaga was waived by the Lions.[5]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On September 26, 2018, Valoaga was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad.[6] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Dolphins on January 1, 2019.[7] On May 1, 2019, the Dolphins waived Valoaga.[8]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On August 8, 2019, Valoaga was signed by the San Francisco 49ers.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lions sign 8 2017 NFL draft picks and 14 undrafted rookie free agents". May 12, 2017. Archived from the original on February 3, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180203201004/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-8-2017-NFL-draft-picks-and-14-undrafted-rookie-free-agents/4ec25d86-528a-4bc9-aadf-ee475433e8a2. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  2. "Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions - September 24th, 2017". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201709240det.htm.
  3. "Detroit Lions waive DE Jeremiah Valoaga". November 25, 2017. https://www.prideofdetroit.com/2017/11/25/16699498/detroit-lions-waive-de-jeremiah-valoaga.
  4. "Lions report 10 Reserve-Future signings". January 1, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180206084919/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-report-10-Reserve-Future-signings/d21eb71a-768f-4706-a0da-dc3f6f922c1a.
  5. "Lions announce roster". August 31, 2018. https://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-announce-roster-moves.
  6. "Dolphins Sign DEs Cameron Malveaux & Jeremiah Valoaga to Practice Squad". September 26, 2018. http://nfltraderumors.co/dolphins-sign-des-cameron-malveaux-jeremiah-valoaga-to-practice-squad/.
  7. "Dolphins Sign 6 To Futures Contracts". January 1, 2019. https://www.miamidolphins.com/news/dolphins-sign-6-to-futures-contracts.
  8. Ulrich, Logan (May 1, 2019). "Dolphins Waive DE Jeremiah Valoaga". https://nfltraderumors.co/dolphins-waive-de-jeremiah-valoaga/.
  9. "49ers sign DL Jeremiah Valoaga to one-year contract; waive WR Chris Thompson". Niners Nation. August 9, 2019. https://www.ninersnation.com/2019/8/8/20792114/49ers-sign-jeremiah-valoaga-waive-wr-chris-thompson.

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