Isaac Asiata
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Asiata with Utah in 2015
No. 68, 72
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1992-12-29) December 29, 1992 (age 31)
Spanish Fork, Utah, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:345 lb (156 kg)
Career information
High school:Spanish Fork (UT)
College:Utah
NFL draft:2017 / Round: 5 / Pick: 164
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:2
Player stats at PFR

Isaac Andrew Asiata (born December 29, 1992) is a former American football guard. He played college football at Utah.

College career

Asiata was a four-year starter at Utah, played in 45 games. He was a two time All-Pac-12 Conference selection and winner of the Morris Trophy, given to the best lineman in the Pac-12 in 2016. After the end of his collegiate career, he played in the Senior Bowl.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3+18 in
(1.91 m)
323 lb
(147 kg)
33+34 in
(0.86 m)
10+38 in
(0.26 m)
5.34 s 1.85 s 3.09 s 4.93 s 7.83 s 26.5 in
(0.67 m)
8 ft 7 in
(2.62 m)
35 reps
All values from 2017 NFL Combine/Pro Day[1][2]

Miami Dolphins

Asiata was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round, 164th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[3]

On September 1, 2018, Asiata was waived by the Dolphins and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[4][5] He was promoted to the active roster on November 9, 2018.[6]

On May 16, 2019, Asiata was waived/injured by the Dolphins and placed on injured reserve.[7] He was released on June 6, 2019.

Buffalo Bills

On July 22, 2019, Asiata was signed by the Buffalo Bills.[8]

On July 30, 2019, Asiata retired from the NFL.[9]

Personal life

Isaac served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is the cousin of NFL running back Matt Asiata. On April 7, 2020 Isaac became a police officer for the city of Provo, Utah[10]

References

  1. ^ "Isaac Asiata Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved February 23, 2024.
  2. ^ "2017 NFL Draft Scout Isaac Asiata College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved February 23, 2024.
  3. ^ Poupart, Alain (April 29, 2017). "Dolphins Trade Up To Select Isaac Asiata In Fifth Round". MiamiDolphins.com. Archived from the original on May 2, 2017. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 1, 2018.
  5. ^ "Miami Dolphins Sign 10 To Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2018.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Promote Isaac Asiata To Active Roster". MiamiDolphins.com. November 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Dolphins Sign Tony Adams, Kyle Fuller and Nate Orchard". MiamiDolphins.com. May 16, 2019.
  8. ^ "Buffalo Bills reportedly sign G Isaac Asiata". New York Upstate. July 22, 2019.
  9. ^ "Bills Guard Isaac Asiata Announces Retirement From NFL". Sports Illustrated. July 30, 2019.
  10. ^ Herald, Ryann Richardson Daily. "NFL retiree, former University of Utah athlete joins Provo City Police Department". Daily Herald. Retrieved July 5, 2020.