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Talanoa Hufanga

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#29

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 22

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Southern California

2022 SEASON

  • Solo
    17
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    2
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Preseason

WKGame DateOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFFR
308/26/2022@TexansL 0 - 171100000
208/20/2022@VikingsW 17 - 7
108/13/2022PackersW 28 - 211100000

Regular Season

WKGame DateOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFFR
410/04/2022RamsW 24 - 9431001152525210
309/26/2022@BroncosL 10 - 114210000
209/18/2022SeahawksW 27 - 76510020
109/11/2022@BearsL 10 - 191172001111100

Biography

COLLEGE

Appeared in 24 (21 starts) games in 3 years (2018-20) at USC and recorded 203 tackles, 16.5 TFLs, 12 PDs, 6.5 sacks, 4 INTs and 4 FFs. As a junior in 2020, started all 6 games and registered 62 tackles, 5.5 TFLs, 5 PDs, 4 INTs, 3.0 sacks and 2 FFs. Started all 10 games in which he appeared as a sophomore in 2019 and recorded 90 tackles, 7.5 TFLs, 3.5 sacks, 3 PDs and 2 FFs. As a freshman in 2018, appeared in 8 games (5 starts) and hauled in 51 tackles, 4 PDs, and 3.5 TFLs

PERSONAL

  • Attended Crescent Valley (Corvallis, OR) HS where recorded 44 tackles, 7 TFLs, 4 INTs, 1 FR and 1 FF as a senior in 2017 and was named the Polynesian High School National Player of the Year.
  • As a senior, registered 35 recepts. for 696 yds. and 11 TDs and 39 rushes for 490 yds. and 7 rushing TDs on offense.
  • Majored in communications at USC.
  • Born Talanoa Hufanga (2/1/00) in Corvallis, OR.

HUFANGA'S GOLDEN NUGGETS

  • His name is pronounced tal-uh-NOE-uh who-FAWN-guh.
  • Grew up on a farm where he and his family looked after goats, cows, chickens, pigs, dogs and cats. On his farm, they would drive dirt bikes and tractors, but taking care of his goat was always his favorite activity. "Growing up on a farm, it's a different kind of childhood I didn't have neighborhood friends to hang out with," he said. "On the weekends it was mandatory that my brother and I were working. We weeded, cleaned the barn, fed the animals, took eggs out of the chicken coop and maintained the pig pens."
  • Comes from a family of football players, as brother, T.J., was a linebacker at Oregon State from 2013-14 and cousins Marlon and Tuli Tuipulotu are both defensive linemen at USC.
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