Players

D.J. Tialavea
TE #86
Height:
6-4
Weight:
260
College:
Utah State
Experience:
4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 2 1 1 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 1 0
2016 ATL 2 1 1 1 0.5 1T 1 0 0 1 0
2015 ATL 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a college free agent.

Signed to the Falcons practice squad on November 24, 2015. Promoted to the active roster on December 29, 2015.

2016 (Falcons)

Signed to the active roster on December 22, 2016. Made his NFL debut at Carolina (12/24) in Week 16, catching the first pass of his career for a one-yard touchdown.

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a college free agent.

Signed to the Falcons practice squad on November 24, 2015. Promoted to the active roster on December 29, 2015.

2016 (Falcons)

Signed to the active roster on December 22, 2016. Made his NFL debut at Carolina (12/24) in Week 16, catching the first pass of his career for a one-yard touchdown.

CAREER

Served as a member of the Falcons practice squad. Also spent time on the Buffalo Bills practice squad during the 2015 season.

COLLEGE

Four-year letterman. As a senior in 2013, played in the first six games with four starts before missing the remainder of the season with an injury.Totaled 17 receptions for 93 yards and three TDs. Set career-highs with four receptions and two TDs against Weber State and was an honorable mention for National Tight End of the Week by the CFPA.

As a junior in 2012, played in 12 games with seven starts. Season totals included six receptions for 31 yards and one TD.

As a sophomore in 2010, played in 13 games with six starts and caught seven passes for 74 yards.

As a redshirt freshman in 2010, saw action in nine games with one start. Redshirted during the 2009 season.

PERSONAL

Was a three-year letterman at DL, OL and TE at West Jordan (Utah) High School. Earned all-state 5A honors as a senior ...

Served as a team captain as a junior and senior and was named Region 3 DL MVP as a junior.

A three-time all-region selection, he caught 35 passes for 458 yards and five TDs and made 48 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and six sacks as a senior.

Also lettered in basketball and baseball. Son of Don and Tami Tialavea and has two sisters.

Graduated in the spring of 2013 with an interdisciplinary studies degree emphasizing business management and physical education administration

Pursued a master’s degree in education with emphasis in physical and sport education.

Last name is pronounced TEE-ah-uh-VEE-uh.

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