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  Koa Misi
Koa Misi

Player Profile
Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

Last College:
Santa Rosa JC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 263

Position:
DE

Experience:
3VL

UTAH: Two-time all-MWC honoree and three-year starter ... in his three years, he played in 38 of 39 games (missed one game with injury) and started in 36 ... Utah averaged 10.7 wins per year during his career ... finished third on the team in total tackles all three seasons ... tied for fourth in school history for career forced fumbles (6).

2009-First-team all-conference ... played and started in 12 games at right end (missed the first game with an injury) ... 5.9 tackles per game was the most of any defensive lineman in the MWC ... finished third on the team in total tackles with 71 ... led Utah in tackles for loss (9.5) and finished second in sacks with 5.0 ... ninth in the MWC in sacks per game (0.42) ... led the league in forced fumbles with three ... named MWC Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 2 for his game against Wyoming (8 tackles, 2 sacks) ... season-high 12 tackles against Air Force ... forced fumbles against TCU, Louisville, Colorado State.

2008-Second-team all-conference ... started all 13 games (12 at end and one at tackle) ... 68 total tackles led Utah's linemen and ranked third overall ... 8.5 TFL and six pass breakups ranked third on the team ... led Utah with three forced fumbles (tied for the third-most in the MWC) ... forced a fumble against BYU that led to a score ... also had six tackles and two pass breakups vs. BYU ... season-high nine tackles against Air Force, included two for loss ... eight tackles in back-to-back games against Colorado State and New Mexico ... 1.5 sacks against Michigan ... two pass breakups against Oregon State ... won Utah's defensive Iron Ute award.

2007-Played in all 13 games and started the last 11 ... played defensive end for the first two games, moving to tackle when injuries struck ... third on the team in tackles with 67 ... leading tackler on the line also had 8.0 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two pass breakups and two fumble recoveries ... season-high nine tackles in bowl win over Navy ... eight tackles, including two sacks, and a fumble recovery against UCLA ... seven stops versus Utah State ... six tackles against New Mexico and UNLV ... recovered a fumble and returned it 28 yards against New Mexico ... academic all-MWC.

PRIOR TO UTAH: First-team all-conference defensive end helped Santa Rosa Junior College to a division title and a bowl invitation ... two-time first-team all-conference player for Montgomery High School (Calif.) ... Defensive Player of the Year ... Montgomery went 13-0 in 2005 and won the league title ... also lettered in baseball and basketball ... honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Son of Kathy Moix, Sione Misi and stepmother Melissa Misi ... father played football for Hawaii ... one sister ... enjoys snowboarding and wakeboarding ... sociology major ... name is pronounced ko-a mee-see ... full name is Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi ... born Jan. 17, 1987.

YEAR	G/GS	UT	AT	TOT	TFL	SACK
2007 13/11 29 38 67 8.0-31 2.5-10
2008 13/13 31 37 68 8.5-34 3.0-18
2009 12/12 34 37 71 9.5-34 5.0-28
Totals 38/36 94 112 206 26.0-99 10.5-56

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