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Laiatu Latu



Experience: R

Height: 6-5

Age: 23

Weight: 265 lbs

College: UCLA




  • Appeared in 37 career games (12 starts) at UCLA (2022-23) and Washington (2019-21) and totaled 101 tackles (62 solo), 35.5 tackles for loss, 24.0 sacks, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, six passes defensed and two interceptions.
  • In 2023, he started all 12 games and collected 49 tackles (28 solo), 21.5 tackles for loss, 13.0 sacks, two forced fumbles, four passes defensed and two interceptions. Led the nation in tackles for loss per game (1.8) and ranked fourth nationally in sacks per game (1.08). He won the Lombardi Award, Ted Hendricks Award, Polynesian Award and was a finalist for the Bednarik Award and Lott Impact Trophy. Against USC, he recorded seven tackles (five solo), 2.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks.
  • Played in 13 games in 2022 and recorded 36 tackles (23 solo), 12.5 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed. Totaled four tackles (three solo), 3.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and one forced fumble at Colorado.
  • Did not see game action during the 2020 and 2021 seasons at Washington.
  • In 2019, he appeared in 12 games and totaled 16 tackles (11 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, half a sack and one pass defensed.


  • Played outside linebacker and tight end at Jesuit (Calif.) High School.
  • Played in the Polynesian Bowl.
  • Ranked the No. 112 overall prospect and No. 6 weakside defensive end in the nation by 247Sports.
  • ESPN Top 300 recruit.
  • In 2018 as a senior, he compiled 94 tackles and 29.5 tackles for loss and added 272 receiving yards on 13 receptions.
  • Named to the 2018 USA Today All-California first team.
  • As a junior in 2017, he notched 65 tackles, 17.0 tackles for loss and 12.0 sacks.
  • 2017 Delta League co-All Purpose Player of the Year.
  • 2017 Sacramento Bee First Team All-Metro.
  • Studied sociology.
  • Name is pronounced lie‐AW‐too LAW‐too
  • A native of Sacramento, Calif.

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