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J.R.
Tavai
#10 Defensive Lineman
J.R.
Tavai
#10 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'2
Weight 269 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-10-23 (28)
Born Inglewood, CA
School USC
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 14
Special Teams Tackles 3
Interceptions 0
Sacks 2

DAL Johnston Meier

 

Born:  October 23, 1993– Inglewood, California
Entering 2020Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 3rd   Status: American
Career Games: 22   Playoffs: 2    Grey Cup: 1

 

Acquired:
J.R. was signed as a free agent by the Lions in February 2020 and then returned on a one-year extension in January 2021.

 

Highlights:
2019: J.R. suited up in 16 games with the Redblacks and recorded a team-high seven sacks to go along with 49 defensive tackles and three forced fumbles.

2018: J.R. made his CFL debut in Ottawa, suiting up in six games while recording eight defensive tackles, seven special teams stops and a forced fumble.

2015-2016: J.R. spent parts of two seasons on the Tennessee Titans practice roster after signing with the team as an undrafted free agent.

 

College:
2011-2014: J.R. suited up in 40 games with the USC Trojans and recorded 130 total tackles and 10.5 sacks while also being named an All-Pac-12 honourable mention in 2013.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2018
OTT 6 8 7 0 0 0 1
2019
OTT 16 49 1 7 0 0 3
2021
BC 8 14 3 2 0 0 1
Total
30 71 11 9 0 0 5

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-06
1 SSK 1 1 0 0 0 0
08-12
2 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
3 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-28
4 OTT 3 0 1 0 0 0
09-11
6 OTT 3 2 0 0 0 0
09-18
7 MTL 2 0 1 0 0 1
10-01
9 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-16
11 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
14 3 2 0 0 1