Koa Farmer

Linebacker

#46

Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 230 lbs

College: Penn State

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Preseason

WK Game Date OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF FR
2 08/15/2019 @Cardinals W 33 - 26 2 1 1 0 0 0
1 08/10/2019 Rams W 14 - 3 2 1 1 0 0 0

Biography

Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 2, 2019…Played four years at Penn State, playing in 52 games with 28 starts…Career totals include 130 tackles (59 solo), 12.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, four passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…Moved to linebacker from safety during sophomore season…As a senior, started 13 games and totaled 53 tackles (26) and two passes defensed…Named to the preseason watch list for the Butkus Award…Matched a career high with eight tackles against Ohio State…Collected five tackles and a forced a fumble against Iowa…Tied a career high with eight stops, including a tackle for loss and a pass defensed at Rutgers…As a junior, started all 13 games…Racked up 48 tackles (19) with 5.5 tackles for loss and one sack…Named to the watch list for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award…Part of defense that posted two shutouts on the year…Set a career high with eight tackles and added a sack against Pittsburgh…Tallied four tackles, one tackle for loss and recovered an onside kick attempt at Northwestern…Set a career high with two tackles for loss and recovered a fumble with a 26-yard return at Ohio State…Also returned two kickoffs for 70 yards, including a career-long 59-yard return, against the Buckeyes…As a sophomore, appeared in 14 games with two starts…Credited with 29 tackles (14), 4.5 tackles for loss and a career-high three sacks…Made first career start against Maryland, posting five tackles and recording first career sack and forced fumble…Totaled three tackles and a sack against Iowa…Recorded a sack against Wisconsin…Started against USC in the Rose Bowl…As a redshirt freshman, appeared in 12 games…Returned 18 kickoffs for 405 yards (22.5 avg.)…Returned five kickoffs for 128 yards in his collegiate debut at Temple…Returned a kick for a season-long 57 yards against Illinois…Attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. …As a senior, totaled 38 receptions for 487 yards, rushed for 483 yards and scored 18 TDs, playing wide receiver, running back and quarterback…Recorded 62 tackles, four INTs, two sacks and three forced fumbles as a safety…Earned all-state, CIF All-Section, All-Serra League and Serra League MVP honors…Chosen as the Daily News All-Area Defensive Player of the Year and was a MaxPreps.com second-team all-state pick…As a junior, earned All-Serra League honors after totaling 28 catches for 502 yards and five TDs…Added three INTs on defense…Also lettered in basketball and track…Father, Jamal, was a running back at Hawaii and later Cal State Northridge, earning Western Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year honors after setting the NCAA scoring record with 18 rushing TDs in 1989…Graduated with degrees in criminology and sociology.

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