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Jeremiah Taleni
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Jeremiah  Taleni

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Kaneohe, Hawaii

High School:
Kailua

Last College:
Pittsburgh

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 285

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
12/24/1995

03/24/2018

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12/19/2017

Football Routs Akron, 50-3, for Boca Raton Bowl Win

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12/15/2017

Football Bestows Team Awards

Individuals Honored on All Sides of the Ball

12/05/2017

Football Earns 19 All-Conference USA Honorees, Including Seven First Teamers

FAU Has Most of Any C-USA Squad and Most in Program History

12/02/2017

Football Hoists C-USA Trophy With Convincing Win over North Texas

Owls Await Bowl Invitation on Sunday

At FAU
2017 Graduate Student (Final Season)

  • Recorded four tackles and recovered a fumble versus Navy
  • Had three solo tackles at Wisconsin
  • Added a tackle assist versus MT
  • Tallied four tackles at ODU, including one solo and a quarterback hurry
  • Had a solo tackle versus North Texas and added a fumble recovery
  • Tallied four tackles at WKU, including 0.5-2 TFL and a QBH
  • Tallied two tackles, both assists, in the Marshall win
  • Recorded a sack in the La Tech victory
  • Was active on the line in the 2017 Shulda Bowl victory over FIU with a sack for a loss of five yards
  • Added two tackles, including 1.5 sacks for a loss of 14 yards at Charlotte
  • Recorded five tackles, including 1.5 sacks for a loss of eight yards along with two QBH in the 2017 C-USA Championship victory over North Texas
  • Tallied four tackles in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl against Akron
  • Named Honorable Mention C-USA

At Pitt
2016

  • Played in seven games, starting three
  • Starting assignments came in the final three regular-season contests
  • Totaled 24 tackles, 5.5 TFLs and three sacks
  • Had a career-high eight stops at Miami
  • In a start at Clemson, had four tackles and a personal best 1.5 sacks
  • Had five tackles and a sack against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl.

2015

  • Played in eight games as a reserve defensive tackle
  • Totaled four tackles and 1.5 TFLs on the year
  • Had a season-high two stops against Miami, including 1.5 TFLs


2014

  • Played in six games, making one start at nose tackle (Armed Forces Bowl vs. Houston) to letter in his first active season
  • Totaled two tackles and one TFL on the year
  • Had a two-yard TFL vs. Syracuse and one solo stop at Miami

2013

  • Redshirted as a true freshman

High School

  • Played for Hauoli Wong at
  • Kailua High School

Personal

  • MBA sports management major
  • Son of Lily and Laveisela Taleni
  • Born Dec. 24, 1995

Game-by-Game
2017: Navy (1-3=4), Wisconsin (3-0=3); Bethune (0-0=0), MT (0-1=1);  ODU (1-3=4, 1 QBH), NT (1-0=1, 1 FR); WKU (2-2=4, 0.5-2 TFL, 1 QBH); Marshall (0-2=2); La Tech (1-0=1, 1 sack); FIU (1-0=1, 1 sack); Charlotte (1-1=2, 1.5 sack); NT (3-2=5, 1.5 sacks, 2 QBH)


FAU Career Marks
Total Tackles: 5 North Texas (12/2/17)
Solo Tackles: 3 at Wisconsin (9/9/17), North Texas (12/2/17)
Sack: 1.5 North Texas (12/2/17)
FR: 1 (Navy 9/1/17), North Texas (10/21/17)

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