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TRANSACTIONS: Originally selected in the first round (10th overall) of the 2010 draft.
PRO: Former first-round pick started all 64 games (48 at DT, 16 at DE) in his first four seasons, tied for the sixth-longest streak in franchise history … Only defensive player to start all 16 games the last four seasons and joined C Brad Meester as the only players overall … Career totals include 284 tackles (163 solo), 11.0 sacks, 17 tackles for loss, six passes defensed and one fumble recovery … Has 63 career QB pressures with 20 as a rookie, 22 in 2011, 13 in 2012 and 8 in 2013 … Matched career-high with a team-best 3.5 sacks in 2012 … Had 75-plus tackles and 2.5 sacks in each of his first three seasons … Registered 3.5 sacks and seven tackles for loss as a rookie … Joined Terrance Knighton as only two defensive linemen in franchise history to start all 16 games as a rookie … Became first player drafted by the Jaguars from the University of California … Was one of five defensive tackles taken in the first round and the third overall, behind Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy … Fourth defensive tackle drafted in first round by the Jaguars in franchise history and first since 2002 (John Henderson) … Became highest drafted player in Cal history since Andre Carter was taken with the seventh overall pick by San Francisco in 2001 … Played in 2010 Senior Bowl and recorded a sack … Last name pronounced AH-lu AH-lu …
2013: Started all 16 games for the fourth consecutive season ... One of only three defensive players (Jason Babin, Sen’Derrick Marks) and five players overall to start all 16 games ... Made transition from DT to DE in offseason ... Finished with 44 tackles (34 solo), 1.5 sacks, eight QB pressures, three tackles for loss and one pass defensed ... Made first career start at DE on 9/8 vs. KC ... Started at DE on 9/15 at OAK and produced four tackles (two solo) and split a sack with DE Brandon Deaderick ... 9/29 vs. IND: Sacked Andrew Luck for a 10-yard loss in the second quarter. Added two QB hits ... Had a season-high six solo tackles on 10/20 vs. SD ... 10/27 vs. SF: Posted three solo tackles and one pass defensed ... 12/5 vs. HOU: Tallied three solo tackles and tied for the team-lead with two QB hits ... 12/15 vs. BUF: Matched his season-high with six tackles (four solo), one tackle for loss and one QB hit ...
2012: Started all 16 games for the third consecutive season … Produced a career-high 82 tackles (36 solo) and led team with 3.5 sacks … Added three tackles for loss and 13 QB pressures … 9/9 at MIN: Recorded five tackles in the season-opener and logged his seventh career sack in the third quarter off Christian Ponder ... 9/23 at IND: Made four tackles (three solo), including two tackles for loss ... Had five tackles on 9/30 vs. CIN and followed with four stops on 10/7 vs. CHI … 10/21 at OAK: Had four tackles (two solo) with one QB pressure and one fumble recovery ... 10/28 at GB: Totaled seven tackles (four solo) with one tackle for loss and one QB pressure ... 11/8 vs. IND: Tallied seven tackles (four solo) with two QB pressures. Sacked Andrew Luck in the first quarter, his eighth career sack and second of the season ... Made 10 tackles (three solo) on 12/2 at BUF and followed with seven tackles on 12/9 vs. NYJ ... 12/16 at MIA: Split a sack with DE Jason Babin of Ryan Tannehill … 12/23 vs. NE: Started at DT and made four tackles (two solo) with one sack and one QB pressure. Sacked Tom Brady in the fourth quarter ...
2011: Started all 16 games at DT for the second consecutive season … Compiled a career-high 81 tackles (43 solo) along with 2.5 sacks, four tackles for loss, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed … Ranked second on the club with 22 QB pressures … One of eight players to start all 16 games, one of only five defensive players …Played major role on defense that ranked sixth in the NFL (313.0 avg.), the highest ranking for the club since 2006 … 9/11 vs. TEN: Opened season with three QB pressures, one pass defensed and two solo tackles … 9/25 at CAR: Established a career-high with 11 tackles along with two tackles for loss and one pass defensed … 10/9 vs. CIN: Recorded nine tackles and one QB pressure in the win … 10/6 at PIT: Sacked QB Ben Roethlisberger for a three-yard loss in the fourth quarter and totaled six tackles … 10/30 at HOU: Tied his career-high with 11 tackles and added two QB pressures … 11/13 at IND: Recovered a fumble by QB Dan Orlovsky in the fourth quarter which led to a Jaguars TD which sealed the victory … 11/20 at CLE: Split a sack with LB Russell Allen on QB Colt McCoy in the fourth quarter ... 12/11 vs. TB: Produced three solo tackles, one sack and one QB pressure. Sacked QB Josh Freeman for a two-yard loss in the second quarter … 1/1 vs. IND: Recorded eight tackles with one tackle for loss in season-finale …
2010: Started all 16 games as a rookie at DT, joining 2009 third-round pick Terrance Knighton as the only two DL in franchise history to accomplish the feat … Ranked tied for second on team with 3.5 sacks and third with seven tackles for loss … Totaled 77 tackles (50 solo), three passes defensed and 20 QB pressures … Ranked second in the NFL among all rookie defensive tackles in sacks including two in the first three games … 9/12 vs. DEN: Only rookie to start on opening day for the Jaguars and finished with seven tackles, one QB hit and first career sack ... Sacked Kyle Orton for a six-yard loss in the second quarter … 9/26 vs. PHI: Recorded eight tackles and split a sack with Knighton in the third quarter … 10/10 at BUF: Tallied seven tackles, two QB hits and two tackles for loss … 10/31 at DAL: Compiled six tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss and two QB hits … 11/21 vs. CLE: Registered a sack for the second time in three games … 12/5 at TEN: Totaled four tackles and a team-high four QB hits … 12/18 at IND: Led team with three QB hits and added three tackles on 52 snaps.
COLLEGE: Four-year letterman, playing in 52 games with 40 starts … Never missed a game and started 39 consecutive games to complete his career … Played DE and DT in 3-4 scheme … Career totals include 195 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 16 sacks, seven passes defensed, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries … Added one INT, 11 QB pressures and one blocked kick … Three-time winner of the Brick Muller Award as team’s most valuable defensive lineman … Signed with California prior to 2005 season but enrolled in January of 2006 …Started all 13 games as a senior at LDE in 3-4 defense for the third consecutive season … Led All-Pac-10 linemen with career-high 65 tackles … First-team All-Pac 10 selection … Added a team-high 7.5 sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss … Served as team captain … Honored with Joe Roth Award given to the player that best exemplifies courage, attitude and sportsmanship … Started all 13 games as a junior … Posted 62 tackles, six sacks and 11 tackles for loss … Earned second-team All-Pac 10 honors … Started all 13 games as a sophomore for the first time in his career, mainly at DE in 3-4 defense … Led DL with 52 tackles including 3.5 for loss … Added 2.5 sacks, one INT and team-high four fumble recoveries … Recovered first career fumble vs. Arizona and raced to the end zone for a TD … Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman with one start ... Majored in ethnic studies.
PERSONAL: Married (Desire) with sons, Tyree and Tydes, and daughter, Dereon … Resides in Jacksonville, FL … Attended St. Louis High School in Honolulu … School also produced current NFL players Olin Kreutz (Chicago), Dominic Raiola (Detroit) and former NFL running back Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala among others … Was two-time all-state selection by Honolulu Star Bulletin … Ranked as No. 2 player in state in 2005 by Rivals.com … Posted team-high seven sacks and 59 tackles as a senior … Supports and attends team sponsored events including Jaguars Readers Party, Food Drive and Operation Blessing … Participated in photo shoot to raise money for Boot Campaign, an organization that assists wounded returning combat military … Parents are Ta’avao and Levaa’i Alualu … Has seven sisters: Taimane-Ruta, Tanya, Tasia, Tatiana, Timena, Trinity and Trust, and one brother, Tupu … Fourth member of his family to play college football. His uncle, Tupu Alualu played at Hawaii, cousin Ben Alualu played at Arizona and cousin, Tyrone Alualu, played at Laney College … Lives by the motto “God first, and everything else will fall into place” … Full name: Tyson Asi Alualu.