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Will Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi be Successful in the Middle?

The Miami Dolphins have been experimenting with Koa Misi playing the middle linebacker position in their defense over the past several months. During the past three weeks during organized team activities, Misi has remained in the middle of the defense and the Dolphins are cautiously optimistic that the experiment will be a successful one. In a 4-3 defense, the middle linebacker must...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Misi doing cone drills at home, prepping for inside gig

BY NICK ST. DENISThere were conflicting reports last month regarding Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi's willingness to move to his new insider 'backer spot.According to Misi, it was all a bunch of noise with not much substance."I’ve always told the coaches I’m open to trying new things and new positions,” he said this week, via Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald...
Via AFC East Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Player quotes from Miami Dolphins OTAs

Koa Misi on the main differences between playing outside versus inside “I’ve played defensive end, I’ve played outside linebacker (and) all of our reads were from the outside in. I was walked out on number two. I’m playing Mike (linebacker) now, I’m in the middle. I’m reading everything inside out. I’m dropping in the middle. Everything’s different. I’ve got a lot...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins experimenting with Koa Misi at middle linebacker

DAVIE, Fla. -- When Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin went through year-end film, one player kept appearing. Fifth-year pro Koa Misi stood out in several examples focusing on basic fundamentals. "One of the things we've emphasized strongly have been fundamentals on defense, whether its block protection, pursuit, tackling, creating turnovers," Philbin said. "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins extend Koa Misi's contract through 2017

With all the attention paid to linebacker newcomers Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler, some might think Koa Misi has been lost in the shuffle.The Miami Dolphins brass certainly doesnt believe so.The Dolphins announced Saturday they have extended the linebackers contract through the 2017 season.The 6-foot-3, 254-pound Misi begins Sunday at Cleveland his fourth season with the team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins LB Koa Misi Pleads No Contest To Felony Battery Charges…

Dolphins LB Koa Misi Pleads No Contest To Felony Battery Charges - Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi, who was accused of breaking into a man’s apartment in Isla Vista, California, and beating him up, has pleaded no contest to felony battery with serious bodily injury. The Associated Press reports that Misi broke down an apartment door and attacked a 19-year-old man whom Misi claimed...
Via CJ Sports NASCAR Talk
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins LB Misi pleads not guilty to felony charges

Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi pleaded not guilty to three felony charges in connection with an incident last year at Isla Vista, Calif. Kisi was accused of breaking through a door of an apartment and punching a man in the face. The 25-year-old Misi has been charged with battery with serious injury, residential burglary and dissuading a witness. He was arrested in Florida...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins LB Misi arrested for battery

Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi was arrested Friday morning at his Florida home on a battery charge that was filed against him in California. The charges relate to an incident last April in Santa Barbara, Calif., where authorities allege Misi broke his way into an apartment and punched a 19-year-old man in the eye, the Miami Herald reported. The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office...
Via Fox Sports
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins LB Misi arrested on battery warrant

Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi has been arrested on a warrant from California on charges stemming from a bar fight several months ago. A Broward Sheriff's Office spokesman says the 25-year-old Misi was arrested Friday without incident at his home in Weston. Officials say they were contacted about making the arrest by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office in California...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins place LB Misi on IR

The Miami Dolphins have placed linebacker Koa Misi on season-ending injured reserve with a left shoulder injury. Misi sustained the injury against Philadelphia on Dec. 11 and hasn't played since. He had 31 tackles and one sack in nine starts this season. The Dolphins also signed undrafted free agent Pat Devlin from their practice squad. Miami travels to New England this weekend...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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