Haloti Ngata

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Haloti Ngata
Haloti Ngata 2011 stadium practice.jpg
Ngata with the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in August, 2011.
No. 92     Baltimore Ravens
Defensive end / Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: January 21, 1984 (1984-01-21) (age 30)
Place of birth: Inglewood, California, USA
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 350 lb (159 kg)
Career information
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Debuted in 2006 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Tackles 311
Sacks 12.0
INTs 3
Stats at NFL.com

Etuini Haloti Ngata (born January 21, 1984 in Inglewood, California) is an American Football and defensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Ngata was drafted out of the University of Oregon by the Baltimore Ravens with the 12th pick in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. Ngata was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2010 and 2011. He won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

College career[change | edit source]

While with the Oregon Ducks, Ngata was successful. Ngata totaled 107 tackles, 17.5 tackles for a loss, and 6.5 sacks total in the 2004 and 2005 seasons after tearing his ACL in 2003.

Professional career[change | edit source]

In 2006, Ngata had one interception and a 60 yard return, and had two picks for eight yards in 2008. He was an important part of the Baltimore defense.

In 2011, Ngata scored his first NFL regular season touchdown when he recovered a fumble forced by Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis on St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. A week later against the New York Jets, a sack by Ngata forced a Mark Sanchez fumble, which fellow Baltimore defender Jarret Johnson, who scored one of three defesnive touchdowns for the Ravens in that game. It later emerged that Ngata played much of the rest of the year injured, which would explain his decline in production.

Ngata (92, turned away) with some Baltimore Ravens teammates in 2006.

In his NFL career, Ngata has made 311 tackles (206 alone), 17 sacks, knocked down 18 passes, forced four fumbles, and caught three interceptions, which he returned for a total of 68 yards with the Baltimore Ravens. He was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2009 and 2010. He won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

Personal[change | edit source]

Ngata is a cousin to current players Fili Moala and Sifa Moala. Ngata's parents both died before he entered the 2006 NFL Draft.

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