For the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, Israel Mukuamu plays safety professionally. He is 98 kilograms and 1.93 meters tall. He attended Berkeley Senior High School, where he also participated in football. With a 9-3 record as a junior, he contributed to the team becoming a successful one. For his senior year, he changed schools to Parkway High School.
He was named All-Southwest Region as a senior. He attended the University of South Carolina and participated in collegiate football for the Gamecocks of South Carolina. He participated in all 13 games with two starts as a true freshman in 2018, recording 17 tackles, two tackles for loss, one interception, one pass broken up, and a forced fumble.
As a junior in 2020, he started 5 of the 6 games at cornerback and safety, respectively. Due to a groin injury that persisted, he was only able to make 10 tackles and 2 interceptions. His one-handed interception against the University of Florida was particularly impressive. He decided not to participate in the remaining three games of the season in November 2020 in order to focus on his preparation for the 2021 NFL Draft.
He participated in 31 games during his college career, starting 19 of them, totaling 86 tackles, 7 interceptions, and 10 pass breakups. Mukuamu was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys with the 227th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He agreed to a four-year rookie contract in May 2021.
Does Israel Mukuamu Have Any Kids?
Israel Mukuamu is not yet a father as he does not have any children currently.