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J.R.
Tavai
#44 Defensive Lineman
J.R.
Tavai
#44 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'2
Weight 269 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-10-23 (26)
Born Inglewood, CA
School South California
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 49
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 0
Sacks 7

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.

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 a non-drafted 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
Total
22 57 8 7 0 0 4

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-05
4 WPG 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 MTL 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-19
6 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 CGY 2 0 2 0 0 1
08-02
8 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 1
08-09
9 EDM 2 1 0 0 0 0
08-17
10 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 TOR 4 0 1 0 0 1
09-13
14 BC 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-21
15 BC 5 0 1 0 0 0
09-28
16 EDM 5 0 1 0 0 0
10-11
18 TOR 2 0 1 0 0 0
10-19
19 HAM 5 0 1 0 0 0
10-26
20 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
49 1 7 0 0 3