Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round (44th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
2014 Unanimous First-Team All-America
Polynesian Player of the Year Award FINALIST
Lombardi Award FINALIST
Butkus Award FINALIST
Lott Impact Trophy FINALIST
Ted Hendricks Award FINALIST
Bednarik Award Semi-Finalist
2014 First-Team All-America (AP, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Walter Camp, ESPN, CBS Sports, scout.com, SB Nation)
2014 Second-Team All-America (USA Today, Sports Illustrated)
2014 CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII
2014 All-Pac-12 First Team
2014 Academic All-Pac-12 First Team
Career Sacks: 36.0
Career Tackle-for-Loss Yardage: 275.0
Single-Season Sacks: 19.0 (2014)
Single-Season Tackles For Loss: 25.0 (2014)
Single-Season Tackle-For-Loss Yards: 139 (2014)
2014: A finalist for five national postseason awards ... just the fifth unanimous All-America in Washington history ... named first-team All-America by the AP, the Football Writers, the AFCA, The Sporting News, Walter Camp, ESPN, CBS Sports, scout.com and SB Nation ... saw a streak of 14 consecutive games with a sack broken at Arizona ... had a sack in 13 of 14 games in 2014 ... named the Midseason National Defensive Player of the Year by ESPN's Mel Kiper ... also named to The Sporting News' Midseason All-America team and to Phil Steele's Midseason All-America second team ... named to the preseason watch list for the Bednarik Award (top defensive player) ... co-winner of both the 101 Club Academic Award and the Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award at the UW's postseason banquet ... played in the Senior Bowl following the season ... set five UW season and career records for sacks and tackles for loss ... started each game this season at buck linebacker ... captain for the Hawai'i game, where he had five tackles, including a sack ... six tackles, including a sack, in the win over Eastern Washington ... led the UW with six tackles in the win over lllinois, when he also notched 3.5 tackles for loss and three sacks while also recovering a fumble ... two tackles for loss, one of them a sack, vs. Georgia State ... served as a game captain vs. Stanford, when he finished with six tackles, a sack and a forced fumble ... another outstanding game at Cal, where he had nine tackles, four and a half tackles for loss, three sacks and a forced fumble ... led both team with 10 total tackles, including two-and-a-half sacks, at Oregon ... broke the UW career sacks record and tied the single-season record with two more vs. Arizona State, when he served as a game captain ... finished the ASU game with six total tackles, including four for a loss and the two sacks ... broke the season sacks record with one at Colorado ... had six stops, including two for a loss and the sack, in the win over the Buffaloes ... left the UCLA game early in the first quarter with an injury, but not before recording a sack for the 14th straight game ... three tackles at Arizona ... notched a nine-yard sack on the first play of the Oregon State game, breaking the UW single-season TFLs record ... finished with three tackles vs. the Beavers ... four tackles, including half a sack, in the Apple Cup victory at Washington State ... five tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in the Cactus Bowl, when he served as a team captain ... finished the season as the nation's leader in sacks (19.0) and second the nation in tackles for loss, with 25.0.
2013: Earned first-team Academic All-Pac-12 and second-team All-Pac-12 ... won the Sports Radio KJR Most Valuable Player award for the defense at the team's postseason awards banquet ... also won the L. Wait Rising Lineman of the Year award ... finished the season with 13.0 sacks, tied for the second-most in school history, just 1.5 sacks shy of the Husky record ... legally changed his last name prior to the start of the 2013 season, taking the last name Kikaha from his mother's side of his family ... previously went by the last name of Jamora ... started every game ... two tackles, including half of a tackle for loss, in the win over Boise State ... against Illinois, made five tackles, including half of a TFL ... three sacks and a forced fumble in the win over Idaho State ... four tackles in the win over Arizona ... six tackles, including half a sack, at Stanford ... six tackles, all solo, vs. Oregon ... seven tackles, including one and a half for loss and half a sack, at Arizona State ... six tackles, including a pair of sacks, in the win over California ... made eight tackles (seven solo) and also had a sack and a forced fumble at UCLA ... three tackles, including a sack, in the win at Oregon State ... had a huge game in the Apple Cup, finishing with a career-high 11 tackles, including two sacks (for 20 yards) and two and a half tackles for loss ... earned defensive MVP honors in the Fight Hunger Bowl, tallying three quarterback sacks, a forced fumble and nine total tackles.
2012: Suffered a knee injury early in fall camp and missed the entire 2012 season.
2011: Started the first four games of the season at one defensive end spot, but suffered a season-ending knee injury early in the California game ... made seven tackles, including two and a half tackles for loss and a sack, in the opener vs. EWU ... also had seven tackles, including half a tackle for loss, at Nebraska.
2010: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman, starting the final seven games of the season at one defensive end spot ... one of 14 true freshman to play this season, and one of eight to start at least one game ... recorded a total of 49 tackles, including eight for loss, on the season ... terrific game in the Holiday Bowl victory over Nebraska, when he had four total tackles, including three for a loss and one sack ... notched eight tackles, including one for loss and a forced fumble, vs. Nebraska in the regular-season meeting ... matches season-high with eight tackles vs. Stanford ... five tackles, including two for a loss and one-and-a-half sacks, in the win over Oregon State ... six tackles at Cal ... five tackles, one for a loss, vs. UCLA ... four tackles, including half a sack, at Washington State ... won the team's Travis Spring Most Outstanding Freshman Award at the postseason team banquet.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named the state's defensive player of the year by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin ... earned the state's Co-Defensive Player of the Year from the Honolulu Advertiser ... led Kahuku to a 12-1 record and a spot in the state championship game at Aloha Stadium ... won the Oahu Interscholastic League's Red Division title as well as the overall OIA championship ... also played tight end ... played in the Hawai'i/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl following his senior season ... as a junior, helped Red Raiders to a 10-2 record and another berth in the state title game ... listed in the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 ... ranked as the No. 97 defensive end prospect in the nation and the No. 4 recruit in the state of Hawai'i by scout.com ... rated the No. 2 recruit in Hawai'i by the Honolulu Advertiser ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... also participated in judo and wrestling at Kahuku ... was a league champion in judo ... played for coach Reggie Torres.
Hau'oli Kikaha's Career Statistics