Simi Toeaina (above).

The Jets have signed 6’4, 292 lbs. defensive tackle, Simi Toeaina of Oregon University.

Some facts about the player:


PERSONAL — Born Demetrius Simi Toeaina on April 16, 1987 in San Francisco. Parents: Rev. Albert and Ramona Toeaina. Family: One brother, two sisters. High School (Coach): Samoana (Simon Mageo) 2005. Major: Political Science. Redshirt: 2005. Has completed his undergraduate degree requirements.

2009 — Played a key reserve role along the interior defensive front, posting 11 tackles in 13 appearances Included were a pair of unassisted stops and one tackle for loss against California Made a career-high three tackles vs. Oregon State.

2008 — Saw action in a career-high five games, making one tackle for loss against each of the Washington schools … Recorded double-digit plays on three occasions, including 22 snaps vs. Utah State and 19 at Washington State.

2007 — Made his lone appearance of the year taking 10 snaps vs. Fresno State.

2006 — The defensive lineman made his Oregon debut with back-to-back games vs. California and UCLA, playing four snaps in Berkeley.

2005 — Saw time as an offensive lineman early in his redshirt year, spent the season adapting to a new position as well as collegiate game.

HIGH SCHOOL — Honored as American Samoa Athletic Sports League’s three-time defensive player of the year in both football and basketball, leading latter team to the Island championship … Completed his senior football campaign with 65 tackles, 15 hurries, nine quarterback sacks and four fumble recoveries in addition to doubling as a starter along the offensive line … Competed in the American Samoa-Hawaii all-star game, contributing two quarterback sacks among his 10 stops.

Toeaina faces long odds to make the team.

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