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Mathias Kiwanuka
Mathias Kiwanuka

Date of birth
Mar 08, 1983
College
Boston College
Height
6-5
Weight
267 Lbs

Bio

Mathias Kiwanuka is entering his ninth season with the New York Giants. Kiwanuka, an aggressive defensive end, will be carrying a chip on his shoulder this year after he was forced to restructure his contract this past offseason and called “overrated” by the media despite registering six sacks in 10 starts. He was part of the last two Giants Super Bowl teams, in 2007 and 2011.

Early Years & College

Kiwanuka was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on March 8, 1983. He attended Cathedral High where he played linebacker and tight end, earning All-State and All-City honors, while leading Cathedral to back-to-back state 4A championships. After graduating, Kiwanuka went to Boston College where he set school records for sacks (37.5) and tackles for loss (64.5). He was twice named first-team All-American and earned 2004 Big East Defensive Player of the Year.

New York Giants

The Giants selected Kiwanuka in the first round of the 2006 NFL draft (32nd overall). He played in 16 games, making nine starts, in his rookie season at defensive end and recorded four sacks. In 2007, he proved to be a versatile and valuable player when he switched to linebacker after winning the starting job in training camp. Kiwanuka has changed often, from defensive to linebacker, due to injuries. In eight seasons in New York, he has amassed 36 sacks and 384 tackles, while starting 31 games at end and 31 at linebacker. Kiwanuka, a highly-respected pass-rusher, is expected to start at defensive end in 2014.

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia Eagles 26-34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ St. Louis Rams St. Louis Rams 27-37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Washington Redskins Washington Redskins 24-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Tennessee Titans Tennessee Titans 7-36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars 25-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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