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2021 NFL Draft: Austin Faoliu signs with the Dallas Cowboys

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After being undrafted during the 2021 NFL Draft, Oregon defensive tackle Austin Faoliu signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent per The Oregonian.

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Faoliu flirted with entering the 2020 NFL Draft before deciding to return for a senior season. 

Here's a breakdown of Austin Faoliu's time as an Oregon Duck. 

FRESHMAN YEAR (2017):

Started the first two games of the season and finished with 22 tackles (2.5 for loss) and one sack.

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2018):

According to Pro Football Focus, Faoliu graded out at 90.5 and the Pac-12’s No. 3 defensive lineman. Started in six games and played in 11 games. Recorded 44 tackles and two sacks. 

JUNIOR YEAR (2019):

Faoliu was instrumental in Oregon’s defense which ranked No. 9 overall in the nation. The Ducks defense held five opponents to under 100 yards rushing this season. Faoliu recorded 25 tackles, 4.0 for loss and two sacks over the final five games against Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State, Utah and Wisconsin.

SENIOR YEAR (2020):

Totaled 21 tackles (13 solo) and 0.5 tackles for loss in seven games played. He had five tackles against Oregon State in Corvallis, Oregon.