Koa Farmer

Linebacker

#46

Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Weight: 230 lbs

College: Penn State

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Biography

2018 • SENIOR SEASON

Awards: Won the Ridge Riley Memorial Award, for sportsmanship, scholarship, leadership and friendship at the team's awards banquet...Among the candidates on the preseason watch list for the Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker.

Season: Made 13 starts....One of 22 players to have earned their degree entering the 2019 Citrus Bowl...Completed degrees in criminology and sociology in December 2017.

Appalachian State (9/1): Recorded six tackles, four solo...Added a tackle for loss. at Pittsburgh (9/8): Assisted on a tackle. at Illinois (9/21): Made three stops. Ohio State (9/29): Matched a career high with eight tackles...Assisted on a tackle for loss. Michigan State (10/13): Tallied six stops...Added a pass breakup. at Indiana (10/20): Posted seven tackles, including four solo. Iowa (10/27): Collected five tackles...Forced a fumble for the second time in his career. at Michigan (11/3): Registered four tackles, all solo stops. Wisconsin (11/10): Made one solo tackle. at Rutgers (11/17): Tied a career high with eight tackles...Made one tackle for loss and broke up a pass. Maryland (11/24): Recorded two solo tackles. vs. Kentucky (1/1): Registered two tackles.

PERSONAL

Full name is Joshua-Kekoa Jamal Farmer...Son of Jamal and Shirley Farmer...Has one younger sister, Ka’ena...Father played football at Hawaii and Cal State Northridge...Father was the Western Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year in 1989 and set the then-NCAA freshman scoring record with 18 rushing touchdowns...Enjoys boogie boarding...Graduated in December 2017 with degrees in criminology and sociology...Working on a third undergraduate degree in journalism...Would like to pursue a career as a pathologist...Born February 21, 1996 in Glendale, California.

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