For the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, professional football player Mika Tafua plays defensive end. He is 1.91 m tall and 113 kg in weight. He played high school football at Kamehameha High School and was chosen as an All-Hawaii and two-time first-team ILH All Star as a junior. He was recognized by the Interscholastic League of Honolulu as the 2014 Co-Defensive Player of the Year.
He also was selected to the First Team All-State as a senior. He participated in collegiate football with the Utah Utes at the University of Utah. In reality, he was a freshman in 2017, but he redshirted. He played in 11 games in 2018, starting six of them—three at right end and three at left end.
In 2019, he played right end and started 13 of the 14 games he took part in. He made all five of his starts as a junior in 2020, and his 14 tackles for loss lead the defensive line. He also produced three quarterback hurries, two pass breakups, a forced fumble, and two pass breakups. In each of the season’s 14 games as a defensive end during his senior year of college in 2021, he earned a spot on the Ted Hendricks Award Watch List.
With 49 total tackles, he led the defensive line and led the league with 9.5 sacks, three pass breakups, four quarterback hurries, one forced fumble, and one recovery. He also led the league with 9.5 sacks. Tafua signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys after the 2022 NFL Draft.
Where Was Mika Tafua Born?
Mika Tafua is from Laie, Hawaii in the United States of America.