2016: Played in seven games, starting three...starting assignments came in the final three regular-season contests...totaled 24 tackles, 5.5 TFLs and three sacks...had a career-high eight stops at Miami...in a start at Clemson, had four tackles and a personal best 1.5 sacks...had five tackles and a sack against Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl.
2015: Played in eight games as a reserve defensive tackle...totaled four tackles and 1.5 TFLs on the year...had a season-high two stops against Miami, including 1.5 TFLs.
2014: Played in six games, making one start at nose tackle (Armed Forces Bowl vs. Houston) to letter in his first active season...totaled two tackles and one TFL on the year...had a two-yard TFL vs. Syracuse and one solo stop at Miami.
2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way standout at Kailua...selected O'ahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) All-Red East Division on both sides of the ball (defensive tackle and offensive guard)...also an All-Hawaii defensive selection...played under Coach Gary Rosolowich...selected to play in the HUB Goodwill Senior Bowl all-star game...also participated in volleyball, wrestling and track and field.
PERSONAL: Jeremiah Taleni, born 12/24/95, is the son of Laveisela and Lily Taleni...has one brother and one sister...music major.
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