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#51 E.J. Kuale
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 232 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Daytona Beach, Fla.
High School: Daytona Beach HS
Other College: Dodge City CC
E.J. Kuale Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/12/2006

Updated 4/12/06

LSU CAREER
Junior college transfer who saw action for two years with the Tigers ... Played in 18 games during his career at LSU, starting three times ... Finished career with 36 tackles, 6 tackles for losses and 4 sacks.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Missed the first 6 games of the season with a broken ankle ... Returned to action in late October after suffering ankle injury in a non-contact drill during fall camp ... Before injury was slated to be LSU's starter at the Will linebacker spot ... Saw first action of the 2005 season on Oct. 29 against North Texas ... Played sparingly in wins over North Texas, Appalachian State, and Ole Miss before seeing first significant action in win over Arkansas ... Had 5 tackles against the Razorbacks and then followed that with 5 tackles and a sack for a 6-yard loss against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game ... Started at Will linebacker in LSU's base defense against Arkansas ... Capped his career with 1 sack for a 4-yard loss against Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
Played in 11 games in 2004 after transferring from Dodge City Community College ... Started two games for the Tigers in 2004 ... Opened season as the starter at Sam linebacker ... Started first two games at Sam linebacker ... For year, had 22 tackles and 4 tackles accounting for 21-yards in losses ... Added 2 sacks for 17-yards in losses ... Had 6 tackles and 2 sacks in win over Arkansas State ... Had a tackle for a 3-yard loss vs. Arkansas ... Registered 5 tackles in win over Ole Miss.

PRE-LSU
Highly-regarded junior college prospect who transferred to LSU after spending one year at Dodge City and one year at Georgia Tech ... Finished his sophomore year at JUCO with a conference-high 124 total tackles, including 13 for losses and three sacks ... Named Third-Team Junior College All-America in 2003 ... Also had two fumble recoveries ... Earned All-Conference honors in the talent rich Jayhawk Conference ... Played in 11 games for Georgia Tech in 2001, registering three tackles on special teams ... Graduated from Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Fla., earning First-Team 5A All-State honors as a senior ... Recorded 120 tackles from the defensive position as a senior in high school ... Coached by John Rossetti at Dodge City and John Maronto at Mainland High

PERSONAL
Full name is Ejiro Kuale ... Goes by E.J. ... Born June 22, 1983 ... Majoring in general studies.

Kuale's Career Defensive Stats

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

Int

2004 Jr.

11-2

9

13

22

4-20

2-17

0

2005 Sr.

7-1

6

9

14

2-10

2-10

0

TOTALS

18-3

15

22

36

6-30

4-27

0

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