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Giants select LB Darius Muasau with 183rd pick in 2024 NFL Draft


With the 183rd pick in the 2024 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected linebacker Darius Muasau (6-0, 225) from UCLA.

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Starter in all 13 games ... second-team All-Pac-12 selection by the league's coaches ... led the team in tackles with 75, including a season-high of 11 stops in the LA Bowl win over Boise State ... named Defensive Most Valuable Player in the LA Bowl ... third on the squad with 10.5 tackles for loss ...fourth on the team in sacks with 4.0 ... tied for the team lead with six pass breakups ... totaled at least five tackles in nine games ... added 2.5 tackles for loss against Boise State ... had nine tackles, with 1.0 tackles for loss against Coastal Carolina ... posted 3.0 tackles for loss at San Diego State, including a sack ... had six stops with a sack at Utah ... produced a sack in the win over Washington State ... credited with eight stops at Arizona ... recorded a team-high eight tackles, with a tackles for loss, at USC.

Starter in all 13 games at inside linebacker ... led the team in tackles (91) and was 10th in the Pac-12 (7.0/g) ... credited with at least four stops in 10 games ... had season-best 14 tackles against Pittsburgh in the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl ... credited with 12 tackles at Arizona State, including 2.0 tackles for loss and a quarterback sack ... had 10 stops against South Alabama ... had 0.5 tackles for loss against Bowling Green ... made interceptions against Utah and Stanford ... forced a key fourth down fumble in the win over Utah ... recovered a fumble against Bowling Green ... named second-team All-Pac-12 by the league coaches and third-team all-league by Pro Football Focus ... named to the Butkus Award Watch List ... earned a spot on the UCLA Athletic Director's Honor Roll for Fall 2022.

Appeared in 37 games and made 25 career starts for Hawai'i.

Named to the All-Mountain West first team ... eclipsed 100 tackles for the second straight year with a team-high 109 (64 solo) ... led UH in tackles for loss (14.0) and sacks (7.0) ... tied for second nationally with five forced fumbles ... had seven games with 10 or more tackles ... has made 25 career starts for UH.

Named to the All-Mountain West first team ... earned Phil Steele All-America honorable mention ... one of five finalists for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year award ... led Mountain West and ranked fourth nationally in solo tackles per game (7.6) ... finished with 104 overall tackles, while also leading the team in tackles-for-loss (9.5) sacks (4.5), and quarterback hurries (7) ... one of just two UH players in the last nine seasons to hit the century mark in season tackles and did so in an abbreviated campaign ... tallied 10 or more tackles in seven of nine contests ... ranked fifth nationally in tackles per game (11.8) ... recorded 14 tackles and a sack to help key UH's win over previously undefeated Nevada ... named Mountain West Player of the Week following a career-high 18-tackle performance in UH's win over UNLV ... named the New Mexico Bowl Most Outstanding Defensive Player after posting nine tackles, a sack, three quarterback hurries and snagging his first career interception ... earned academic All-Mountian West honors.

Played in all 15 games with four starts at linebacker ... named the team's Dick Tomey Special Teams MVP ... finished third on the team with 61 tackles, including 44 solo ... had 3.0 tackles-for-loss and recovered two fumbles ... tallied a season-high 11 tackles in a win over Army ... also had nine tackles and two fumble recoveries against Fresno State ... earned academic All-Mountain West honors ... earned UH Scholar-Athlete Award.

High School
Garnered Honolulu Star-Advertiser and ScoringLive all-state first team honors as a senior ... finalist for KHON's Cover2 Defensive Player of the Year award ... recorded 38.5 tackles, one sack, and two interceptions in eight games played ... team captured the 2016 Division I state title and finished runner-up for the 2018 Open Division state title ... also earned all-state mention as a junior ... selected to play in the 2019 Polynesian Bowl.

Son of Matthew and Felisa Muasau ... was born in San Diego ... has five brothers ... sociology major.

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