Tua Tagovailoa

Tua Tagovailoa

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2023-2024 REGULAR SEASON STATS
14 INT
4624 YDS
272.0 Y/G
29 TD
101.1 QBR

Personal Information

Full Name Tua Tagovailoa
DOB (Age) 02-03-1998 (26 yrs)
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 227 lbs (103 kgs)
Born Ewa Beach, HI
College University of Alabama
Draft 2020 - Rd: 1, Pick: 5 (MIA)

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Ex-Packers QB suggests Michael Penix Jr or Bo Nix could emerge as top draft pick for Dolphins - "Tua Tagovailoa is on final year of his contract" Ex-Packers QB suggests Michael Penix Jr or Bo Nix could emerge as top draft pick for Dolphins - "Tua Tagovailoa is on final year of his contract"
Ex-Packers QB suggests Michael Penix Jr or Bo Nix could emerge as top draft pick for Dolphins - "Tua Tagovailoa is on final year of his contract"
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"Michael Penix Jr would not only immediately make them better, but flourish": Joel Klatt drops bold prediction for Huskies QB in 2024 NFL draft
Tua Tagovailoa once spilled the tea on seeing $70M worth Nick Saban fume over botched play: “That's probably the most pissed off he's ever been” Tua Tagovailoa once spilled the tea on seeing $70M worth Nick Saban fume over botched play: “That's probably the most pissed off he's ever been”
Tua Tagovailoa once spilled the tea on seeing $70M worth Nick Saban fume over botched play: “That's probably the most pissed off he's ever been”
Former Miami Dolphin one-year rental pressures Tua Tagovailoa’s team to jump into free agency buffet with Danielle Hunter still available Former Miami Dolphin one-year rental pressures Tua Tagovailoa’s team to jump into free agency buffet with Danielle Hunter still available
Former Miami Dolphin one-year rental pressures Tua Tagovailoa’s team to jump into free agency buffet with Danielle Hunter still available

Tua Tagovailoa: A Brief Biography

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Tua Tagovailoa


Tuanigamanuolepola Donny "Tua" Tagovailoa, popularly known as Tua Tagovailoa, is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. The Miami Dolphins selected Tagovailoa as their fifth overall pick in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Tagovalio began his college career as the backup quarterback to Jalen Hurts and has since gone on to be a widely recognized and awarded player, being named the 2018 and 2019 Polynesian Football Player of the Year (college), the 2022 Polynesian Football Player of the Year (pro) as well as the 2022 NFL passer rating leader.


He started playing college football at the University of Alabama. In 2018, as a freshman, he was named the Offensive MVP of the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship. During his sophomore season, he secured the Maxwell and Walter Camp Awards. The 2020 Pro Bowler was an important part of the Alabama Crimson Tide Football team and graduated from Alabama with a degree in communication studies, taking with him many accolades and records.


After getting picked by the Dolphins in the 2020 NFL draft, Tagovailoa started his professional career as an alternate starter and backup. In 2021, he succeeded in cementing his position as the team's primary starter. With considerable skills and talent, he is surely a player with significant potential.


Tua Tagovailoa Personal Information


NameTua Tagovailoa
Age25 Years
DOB2 March 1998
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameDiane Tagovailoa
Father nameGalu Tagovailoa
ProfessionNFL Player
Net WorthApprox. $5 million
Height6 feet 1 inches
Weight227 lb or 103 kg
EducationBachelor's degree in communication studies
Relationship StatusMarried to Annah Gore


Tua Tagovailoa Early Life

Tagovailoa was born in ‘Ewa Beach, Hawaii on March 2, 1998. His upbringing was dominated by an intense fascination for football. He started playing high school football at Saint Louis School in Honolulu Hawaii. In 2016, he was selected to play in the All-American Bowl and finished his regular season with seven interceptions and threw for 2,669 yards with 27 passing touchdowns. The Dolphins quarterback completed his first season with 33 passing touchdowns, three interceptions and 2,583 passing yards.


Tagovailoa was also a part of the Elite 11 roster and he was named the MVP of the Elite 11 roster. He was a four-star recruit in the 2017 recruiting cycle. He received 17 offers to play on a college football scholarship. In 2017, Tagovailoa chose to devote his commitment to the University of Alabama.


College Career:

2017 Season: In the freshman year, Tagovailoa was picked as a backup quarterback for the season. He got the opportunity to play his collegiate debut match against Fresno State in a Home game. He finished the game with his first career passing touchdown, it was a 16-yard pass and finished 6-of-9 for 64 yards. Alabama won by 41-10. In the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, he replaced Jalen Hurts. He concluded the game with 14-of-24 for 166 passing yards, three passing touchdowns and one interception to go along with 27 rushing yards on 12 attempts.


2018 Season: In the 2018 season, he made his first career start against Louisville at the season’s opening game. Before getting replaced by Jalen Hurts in the third quarter, he recorded 12-of-16, with 227 passing yards and two touchdowns in the 51-14 victory. In 2018 he won the Maxwell award and Walter Camp award. Throughout the season, he consistently displayed his skills and talent through his remarkable performance. In the 2018 Orange Bowl, Tagovailoa showcased his talent in a match against Oklahoma.


He concluded the game with four touchdowns, 24-of-27 with 318 yards passing, and no interceptions. He was named the MVP of that game and led Alabama to their fourth consecutive CFP National Championship appearance. Tagovailoa also surpassed the record set by Baker Mayfield and set a new NCAA FBS passing rating record of 199.4 for the season.


2019 Season: Tagovailoa started his junior season with a victory against the Duke Blue Devils football team at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. He completed the match with 26-of-31 with 336 yards and four touchdowns. He concluded his second match of the season against New Mexico State with 16-of-24 with 227 yards and four touchdowns. Despite his stunning performances in six games initially, he also had to contend with numerous injuries for the rest of the season.


In January 2020, Tagovailoa announced that he opted to skip his senior year and would enter the 2020 NFL draft. At the end of his collegiate career, he emerged as Alabama's record holder for various Alabama records along with distinguished NCAA career records.


Tua Tagovailoa Personal Life

Tagovailoa is the son of Galu and Diane Tagovailoa. He is the eldest among his siblings. The quarterback has one younger brother and two sisters. He is an Evangelical Christian and was born and raised by his parents in ‘Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Later he moved to Alabaster, Alabama with his family after enrolling at the University of Alabama.


Interestingly, Tagovailoa is the only left-handed quarterback in the National Football League.


In 2020, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. He got married to Annah Gore in 2022 and the couple have a son together. In 2023, he also started practicing Jiu-Jitsu.


Tua Tagovailoa’s Family Background

Tagovailoa’s parents, Galu and Diane Tagovailoa, got married in 1998. His father Galu Tagovailoa is the owner, CEO and coach of Raising Champions LLC. In his childhood, his grandfather, Seu Tagovailoa served as his source of inspiration. After his grandfather died in 2014, Tua’s father encouraged him to play football. Details about his mother Diane Tagovailoa are relatively scarce. He shares a close and affectionate relationship with his mother.


Tua Tagovailoa siblings

Tagovailoa has three siblings. He has one younger brother named Taulia Tagovailoa and two sisters named Taysia and Taylor.


Much like his elder brother, Taulia Tagovailoa is an emerging American quarterback. He was born on 26 February, 2000. Currently, he plays for the Maryland Terrapins. Taulia secured the Maryland single-season, a share of the touchdowns record and all-time school records for passing yards and completions.


There is not much information available concerning his two sisters.


Tua Tagovailoa Wife

Tua Tagovailoa is married to Annah Gore. The couple tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony on 18 July, 2022. No wedding pictures have made it to their social media accounts as the duo wants to keep their personal life private.


Gore was born in High Point, North Carolina on 11 June 1999. Her family includes his father who is a businessman, her mother who is a homemaker and her four siblings. Various sources suggest they met in high school and went to the University of Alabama together. She is active on Instagram but she has a private account. While specifics about her professional life remain undisclosed, there are claims suggesting she’s an entrepreneur.


Tua Tagovailoa Kids

Tagovailoa and his wife Annah have a son named Ace. They welcomed the child on 2 September, 2022.


Tua Tagovailoa Social Media

Tagovailoa is an inspiration for the youngsters. His followers hold great admiration for his achievements in a relatively short but impressive career. Tagovailoa is an active user on Instagram with the username @tuaman. He is followed by 1.1 million people, as of October 2023. He is also active on Twitter and his official username is @tua. On Twitter, he has 438.3 K followers as of now. These numbers are dynamic in nature and are expected to grow in the coming time due to Tagovailoa’s popularity.


Tua Tagovailoa’s Net Worth

Tua Tagovailoa has an estimated net worth of $5 million, as of November 2023. The primary contributor to his net worth is the football contract he signed with the Dolphins. Additionally, it is claimed that he earned thousands of dollars from the endorsement deals. The details of his income through these deals are not made public.


Tua Tagovailoa Professional Career


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Tagovailoa commenced his professional journey in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins. He was the fifth overall selection by the Miami Dolphins in the 2020 NFL Draft. He is the first left-handed quarterback to get selected after Tim Tebow in the NFL since 2010. He donned jersey number 1.


2020 Season: Tagovailoa signed a 4-year contract with the Dolphins worth $30 million. For his rookie season, he was the backup for Ryan Fitzpatrick. He got the chance to play his debut match against the New York Jets in week 6. He relieved Fitzpatrick in the fourth quarter and threw two passes for 9 yards in a 24-0 win. He recorded his first career touchdown in the match against the Los Angeles Rams in week 8. In week 13, in a match against Kansas City Chiefs, he recorded 316 passing yards surpassing the 300 passing yards mark in the NFL for the first time.


He also secured two touchdowns and an additional rushing touchdown. For his stellar performance, he was named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors for two consecutive weeks. In week 17, Miami lost against the Buffalo Bills (56-26) and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. In the match, Tagovailoa recorded his career-high throw for 361 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions.


2021 Season: Tagovailoa led the Dolphins to victory against their divisional rivals, the New England Patriots in week 1. He concluded his 2021 season with 16 passing touchdowns,2,653 passing yards and ten interceptions along with 42 carries for 128 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in 13 games.


2022 Season: The Dolphins QB concluded the season while dealing with injuries. He completed the regular season throwing for 3,548 yards, 25 touchdowns and interceptions in 13 games. He was the passing average and passer rating leader of the league.


2023 Seasons: The Miami Dolphins opted to use the fifth-year option of Tagovailoa’s contract. For his exceptional performance, he has earned the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September.


Tua Tagovailoa’s Achievements

Tagovailoa has successfully made his name in the National Football League. He has notched up many numerous achievements. Some of his accolades are listed below:


· In 2017, he was named CFP National Championship Offensive MVP.

· In 2018, he was named SEC Offensive Player of the Year.

· For two consecutive years 2018-2019, he was named Polynesian Football Player of the Year.

· In 2018, he won the Maxwell and Walter Camp Award.

· In 2018, he was named Sporting News College Football Player of the Year.

· In 2022, he was the NFL passing rating Leader.

· In 2022, he was named Polynesian Football Player of the Year (Pro).


Tua Tagovailoa Stats

Tagovailoa’s NFL career statistics are as follow:


YearTeamGamesPassingRushingSackedFumbles
GPGSRecordCmpAttPctYdsY/ALngTDIntRtgAttYdsY/ALngTDSckSckYFumLost
2020MIA1096−318629064.11,8146.33511587.13610931732013611
2021MIA13127−526338867.82,6536.865161090.14212832332015291
2022MIA13138−525940064.83,5488.984258105.5237031802116361
2023MIA665−114019771.11,8769.569145114.114211.57064261
Career424026−148481,27566.59,8917.884662897.91153282.923667493224


Tua Tagovailoa Contract

In 2020, Tagovailoa signed a 4-year contract with the Miami Dolphins worth $30,275,438. The contract includes a signing bonus amount of $ 19,578,500, a guaranteed amount of $ 30,275,438 and an average annual salary of $ 7,568,860. The contract is fully guaranteed and also includes the Fifth-year option.


CONTRACT TERMSSIGNING BONUSAVERAGE SALARYGTD AT SIGNTOTAL GTD
4 yr(s)$19,578,500$7,568,860$30,275,438$30,275,438


Tua Tagovailoa Endorsements

Tagovailoa’s endorsement deals include deals with renowned and recognized brands such as Perry Ellis International, Adidas, Wingstop, Bose. Gillette, Visible, Muscle Milk and Gatorade. In future, with his rising popularity, he can expect more endorsement deals in future.


Tua Tagovailoa Investments

Tagovailoa has announced his partnership with Perry Ellis International. He is the brand ambassador for the fashion brand as well.


He also announced the establishment of the non-profit organization in 2021. The Tua Foundation focuses on the communities that have had a deep impact on his life such as Hawaii, Alabama and Miami. The foundation is devoted to supporting youth initiatives, health and other charity causes.


Tua Tagovailoa’s Physical Attributes

Tua Tagovailoa is 25 years old, as of October 2023. As per the available records from the NFL Combine, he is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 227 lb or 103 kg. His physique is muscular and well-proportioned.


Tua Tagovailoa House

In 2020, Tagovailoa purchased a two-storey residence in Miami, Florida and its estimated worth is $1.65 million. It has 5 bedrooms, and 4.5 bathrooms and the property is spread over 4,376 square feet. The house is a testament to luxury and contemporary living.


Tua Tagovailoa Cars

Tagovailoa is the proud owner of an expensive car collection which includes the BMW I8 Super Sports Car, a Ford Flex SUV and the 2020 Cadillac Escalade.



FAQs

A. Tua Tagovailoa is an active American quarterback who plays for the Miami Dolphins.

A. Tua Tagovailoa signed a 4-year contract worth $30,275,438 with the Miami Dolphins. The contract includes a signing bonus amount of $ 19,578,500, a guaranteed amount of $ 30,275,438 and an average annual salary of $ 7,568,860.

A. Annah Gore is the wife of the Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. They got married in 2022.

A. Tua Tagovailoa went to Saint Louis School in Honolulu, Hawaii.