Rey Maualuga

Date of Birth
Jan. 19, 1987
255 lbs


Rey Maualuga is a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals. He’s been in the starting line-up for all five years of his NFL career. In 2008, he won the Chuck Bednarik Award for his defensive prowess at the University of Southern California.

Early Life

Maualuga was born in Fort Sill Oklahoma on January 20, 1987. His family struggled a bit financially and moved back and forth frequently between Hawaii and California. He attended St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura California but began to take football seriously at Eureka High School as a junior. He drew attention from sports publications and college teams offering scholarships as an All-American by the end of his senior year.

USC Trojans

After committing to the University of Southern California, Maualuga played as a freshman alongside lineba...

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