Position
Linebacker
Height
6'2
Weight
232 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Daytona Beach, Fla.
High School
Daytona Beach HS

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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