Koa Misi
No. 55     Miami Dolphins
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-17) January 17, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Santa Rosa, California
High School: Santa Rosa (CA) Montgomery
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Debuted in 2010 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-Mountain West (2008)
  • First team All-Mountain West (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     140
Sacks     9.0
INTs     0
Stats at

Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi (born January 17, 1987) is an American football linebacker. He played college football at Utah. He was considered one of the top linebacker prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

College careerEdit

After graduation from Montgomery High School, Koa began his college career at Santa Rosa Junior College, where he was a first-team all-conference defensive end.[2] 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.[2] 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 fist-team all-conference in 2009.[2]

Professional careerEdit

2010 NFL DraftEdit

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 measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
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

Miami DolphinsEdit

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 March 30, 2012 Misi was arrested for battery with serious injury.

On March 30, 2012, Misi was arrested by the Broward County Sheriff's Office on battery charges.


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