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Rey Maualuga
Rey Maualuga
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Rey Maualuga

LB

Date of birth
Jan 20, 1987
College
USC
Height
6-2
Weight
255 Lbs

Bio

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 linebackers, Clay Matthews, Brian Cushing and Keith Rivers all of whom were developed into premiere linebackers at USC.

Maualuga stood out among most because of his spirit and enthusiasm for the game. He won the John McKay Award for most competitive spirit. In his senior year he received the Chuck Bednarik Award and was recognized as a unanimous All-American.

Cincinnati Bengals

Maualuga was drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and become an immediate starter. Every year he has increased his tackles total and has become the “quarterback” of the defense as the middle linebacker. His intensity has carried over from his college years to the professional level and he’s shown to be capable of making plays all over the field.

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 64 11 75 1.0 1 0 1 14 14 0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
1-4-2015 @ Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis Colts 26-10 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 4 2 6 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-22-2014 @ Denver Broncos Denver Broncos 37-28 6 4 10 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns 0-30 6 0 6 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers 21-42 5 3 8 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0

News

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