CFL: 1st season
Stamps: 1st season
Signed as a free agent on Feb. 4, 2022.
Valoaga signed with the National Football League’s Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017. He played nine games for the Lions in 2017 and recorded four tackles and one sack. Valoaga attended Detroit’s training camp in 2018 and he was released on Aug. 31, 2018. He joined the Miami Dolphins’ practice squad on Sept. 26, 2018. On Aug. 8, 2019, he signed with the San Francisco 49ers and appeared in four games for the team that season, recording a pair of tackles. Valoaga signed with the Las Vegas Raiders on Apr. 17, 2020, but opted out of his contract on Aug. 3, 2020. He attended training camp with the New York Jets in 2021.
Vaoloaga played 39 games and made 12 starts over four seasons (2012-13, 2015-2016) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was a redshirt in 2014. Over the course of his career with the Rebels, he recorded 87 total tackles including 19 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and seven passes defended.
Valoaga played defensive end, tight end and wide receiver at Channel Islands High School in Oxnard, Calif. He also played basketball and volleyball for the Raiders. Valoaga was a criminal justice major at UNLV.