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#35 Jake Muasau
Position: Outside Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 243
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sierra Vista, Ariz.
High School: Buena/Phoenix College
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Signed free agent contract with New York Giants, May 14, 2012

AT GEORGIA STATE: The top playmaker on the Georgia State defense in the Panthers' first two seasons ... Voted by his teammates as GSU's Most Valuable Defensive Player for 2010 and 2011 ... Former junior college standout who joined the program in January 2010 ... Plays the hybrid outside linebacker position known as Bandit in the GSU scheme ... Provides veteran leadership and intensity.

Georgia State's career leader in tackles for loss (16.5) and interceptions (3), along with 106 career tackles, seven sacks, four fumble recoveries and four forced fumbles.

2011: Named to FCS All-Independent team by College Sports Madness ... The team's third-leading tackler in with 56, including eight tackles for loss, plus two interceptions ... Over his last four games, he collected 24 tackles, six tackles for loss, three sacks, two interceptions and a fumble recovery.

Made one of the biggest defensive plays of the 2011 season in overtime vs. South Alabama. On second-and-goal, pressured the QB and forced an errant throw that was intercepted to preserve GSU win ... Career-high 10 tackles at UTSA with two sacks and an interception, which he returned 21 yards. Honorable mention selection for National Linebacker Performer of the Week by the CFPA.

After missing the St. Francis game with a knee sprain, he had eight tackles, two tackles for loss and an interception at West Alabama ... Finished the season with four tackles, a fumble recovery and a tackle for loss vs. Campbell.

Named to the 2011 CFPA Outside Linebacker Preseason Watch List.

2010: Voted Most Valuable Defensive Player and Outstanding Outside Linebacker for GSU's inaugural team ... Led the team in tackles for loss with 8.5, including four sacks, which ranked second on the squad ... Also contributed four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, three pass breakups and an interception ... Credited with 28 sol tackles and 22 assists for a total of 50 hits.
 
Remarkable performance against Lambuth with six solo tackles, four tackles for loss, including three sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception. Honorable mention selection as national Linebacker of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards ... Made 5.5 tackles with a tackle for loss, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble and a pass breakup in win over N.C. Central ... Had a fumble recovery, a forced fumble, a pass breakup and a tackle for loss in win over Savannah State ... Sacked Lamar QB Doug Prewitt for a 15-yard loss.

Honored as the Panthers' "Best Defensive Performer" for spring practice.

JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Played two seasons at Phoenix College but was injured much of the 2009 season ... Coached by Land Jacobsen ... Played wide receiver and defensive back at Buena High ... Had 50 tackles, two interceptions and two forced fumbles on defense, along with 18 catches for 415 yards and seven touchdowns on offense ... Named first-team all-region as a defensive back and second-team at wide receiver ...

PERSONAL: Given name is Manumalo Muasau (pronounced MWAH-sow) ... The younger of the Muasau brothers at Georgia State, born April 15, 1990 ...  Son of Asoiva Muasau and the late Liuavano Muasau.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year

G

UA

A

Total

TFL

Sck

Int

PB

FR

FF

2010

11

28

22

50

8.5-51

4-34

1-0

3

3-0

4

2011

10

39

17

56

8-23

3-11

2-21

0

1-5

0

Total

21

67

39

106

16.5-74

7-45

3-21

3

4-5

4

 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

2011

UA-A

Total

Sck

TFL

FF

FR

Int

PB

Clark Atlanta

3-0

3

0

1-2

0

0

0

0

Old Dominion

3-2

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

Jax State

6-1

7

0

1-1

0

0

0

0

Houston

1-5

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Murray State

4-0

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

SC State

4-1

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

South Ala

4-2

6

1-2

1-2

0

0

0

0

UTSA

7-3

10

2-9

2-9

0

0

1-21

0

St. Francis

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

West Ala

5-1

6

2-8

0

0

0

1-0

0

Campbell

2-2

4

1-1

0

0

1-5

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

UA-A

Total

Sck

TFL

FF

FR

Int

PB

Shorter

5-0

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lambuth

6-0

6

3-19

4-27

1

1-0

1-0

0

Jax State

5-0

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

Campbell

1-5

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Morehead St.

1-0

1

0

1-2

1

0

0

1

Savannah St.

3-1

4

0

1-1

1

0

0

1

NC Central

5-1

6

0

1-5

1

0

0

1

Old Dominion

0-5

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

South Ala

2-4

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lamar

1-4

5

1-15

1.5-16

0

0

0

0

Alabama

0-1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

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