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Nosa Eguae
Nosa Eguae

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Summit

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 269

Position:
DE

Major:
Communication

2013 | Returning starter on defensive line ... moved from defensive end to defensive tackle before the Ole Miss game ... 22 tackles for season ... 43 career starts, most on Auburn roster ... TFL against Western Carolina ... pair of tackles and a TFL at Texas A&M ... five tackles in win over Georgia ... blocked Alabama fourth-quarter field goal attempt ... two-yard sack vs. Florida State in BCS title game ... May graduate in communication ... Allstate AFCA Good Works Team nominee ... College All-Star Bowl participant ... signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons

2012 | Part of the veteran rotation at defensive end ... 31 career starts ... three tackles in ULM victory ... pair of stops versus Arkansas ... TFL and two tackles at Vanderbilt ... sack vs. Texas A&M ... four tackles against Georgia ... five stops at Alabama ... preseason all-SEC 3rd team (SEC media) ... served as game captain for Vanderbilt, Texas A&M... did not participate in 2012 spring drills while recovering from injury

2011 | Started all 13 games ... finished season with 38 tackles, second-most among AU defensive linemen ... registered six tackles for loss (-15), good for fourth on team ... second on squad with 12 quarterback pressures ... also recovered one fumble ... started the season opener against Utah State and totaled three tackles ... added 1.5 tackles for loss and a QB hurry ... career high nine tackles against Mississippi State ... recorded five tackles against Clemson, with one TFL ... 17 tackles, 3 TFLs in first three games of season ... two tackles, including a TFL in win over South Carolina ... three tackles at Arkansas ... totaled two tackles with one TFL against Florida ... also credited with one deflection and four QB hurries against the Gators ... posted two tackles and a fumble recovery against Ole Miss ... two tackles at Georgia ... five tackles and three QB hurries against Samford ... four tackles and one TFL against Alabama

2010 | Appeared in 14 games with 11 starts ... totaled 22 tackles with 7.5 TFL and 3.5 sacks ... in season opener vs. Arkansas State, totaled two tackles with half a TFL ... played in SEC opener at Mississippi State but did not register a tackle ... had one solo tackle and one QB hurry vs. Clemson ... against South Carolina, earned first career start and registered five tackles, three solo, with 1.5 TFL (-4 yards) and first career sack (-2 yards) ... against ULM, started and totaled one assisted tackle in limited snaps ... started and recorded one assisted tackle vs. Kentucky ... against Arkansas, started and totaled one solo tackle ... had one tackle and a QB hurry vs. LSU ... two sacks for -14 yards against Georgia ... started vs. Alabama and had a pair of QB hurries ... part of AU defense that held Alabama to 67 yards total offense in the second half ... in SEC Championship Game vs. South Carolina, set career best with 2.5 TFL (-8 yards) to go with four total tackles, a sack (-6) and one QB hurry ... against Oregon in BCS National Championship Game, registered four tackles, all solo, with a TFL (-2 yards)

2009 | Redshirted for the Outback Bowl champions

High School | High School Coach: Kyle Geller ... as a senior, had 67 tackles, including 14.5 for loss and six sacks, recovered three fumbles and forced two fumbles ... as a junior, collected 76 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and seven sacks, and intercepted a pass ... named to the All-District 4-5A Second Team as a senior ... PrepStar All-American ... ranked 17th among strongside defensive ends and 60th on the Texas Postseason Top 100 by Rivals.com ... listed as the nation's No. 65 defensive end by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... listed as the No. 76 prospect from Texas by SuperPrep ... named the No. 26 local prospect by the Dallas Morning News

Personal | Birthday is August 15 ... son of Sam Eguae ... received bachelor's degree in Communications in May, 2013 ... working toward a second major in Physical Activity and Health

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