Haloti Ngata

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Haloti Ngata
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Ngata in 2015
No. 92, 94
Position:Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1984-01-21) January 21, 1984 (age 35)
Inglewood, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:340 lb (154 kg)
Career information
High school:Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah)
College:Oregon
NFL Draft:2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:515
Sacks:32.5
Forced fumbles:7
Fumble recoveries:5
Interceptions:5
Defensive touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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 | change 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 | change 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 | change 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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