Played in 52 games over four seasons at Hawaii (2008-11) with 37 starts, and recorded 95 total tackles, 6.5 sacks, 11.5 tackles-for-loss and two forced fumbles.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Washington as a college free agent on 5-3-12 ... Waived by Redskins on 5-7-12 ... Acquired by Cincinnati on waivers from Washington on 5-8-12.
COLLEGE: Started all 13 games as a senior and was named second-team All-WAC, totaling 38 tackles, including four for-loss, with three sacks and one forced fumble ... Started all 14 games as a junior for 10-4 Hawaii squad and recorded 32 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, with one sack and one forced fumble ... As a sophomore, played in 11 games, with eight starts, and logged 15 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, with one sack ... Played in 14 games as a freshman, with two starts, and tallied 10 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss, and one sack ... Redshirted in 2007.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Kalaheo, on the island of Kauai in Hawaii ... Attended Kamehameha High School, where he earned second-team all-state honors as a senior and helped lead his team to 2005 state championship ... Named academic All-WAC all four years at Hawaii ... Majored in business at Hawaii ... Last name is pronounced “MEE-uh-TOHNG-guh.”
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