Tipa Galeai

LB

#50

Experience: R

Height: 6-5

Age: 23

Weight: 229 lbs

College: Utah State

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Biography

Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2020…Played in 25 games with 24 starts for the Aggies in 2018-19 after beginning his career at TCU, where he appeared in 17 contests in 2015-16…Registered 119 tackles (60 solo), 23 tackles for a loss, 15½ sacks, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, two interceptions and five passes defensed at Utah State…Started all 12 games he appeared in as a senior in 2019 and earned second-team All-Mountain West honors…Ranked No. 6 on the team with 55 tackles (30 solo) while tying for the team lead with five sacks and ranking No. 2 with nine tackles for a loss…Added a team-high eight QB hurries to go along with a fumble recovery…Posted four tackles (all solo), including a season-high three tackles for a loss and a sack, at San Diego State (Sept. 21)…Registered a career-high four QB hurries, six tackles (four solo) and a fumble recovery vs. Colorado State (Sept. 28)…Recorded five tackles (three solo) and matched his career high with two sacks at New Mexico (Nov. 30)…Appeared in all 13 contests with 12 starts for the Aggies as a junior in 2018, earning second-team All-Mountain West recognition…Ranked No. 5 on the team with a career-high 64 tackles (30 solo) while leading the team in both sacks (career-high 10½) and tackles for a loss (career-best 14)…Posted the most sacks by an Aggie since 2005 and the most tackles for a loss since 2015…Led the conference and was tied for No. 9 in the nation in sacks…Led the team with three forced fumbles and seven QB hurries while adding a career-best two INTs, five passes defensed and a blocked kick…Recorded four tackles (two solo), a career-high two sacks, a forced fumble and a QB hit at Michigan State (Aug. 31)…Posted a career-high 11 tackles (four solo) and a sack, and blocked a 40-yard FG vs. Air Force (Sept. 22)…Intercepted his first career pass and returned it 56 yards for a TD at BYU (Oct. 5)…Posted his second career INT when he picked off a pass vs. San Jose State (Nov. 10)…Matched his career high with two sacks vs. North Texas in the New Mexico Bowl (Dec. 15) as he finished with six tackles (four solo) and three tackles for a loss…Sat out the 2017 season after transferring from TCU…Played in 10 games as a sophomore in 2016 at TCU and posted 24 tackles (16 solo), 5½ tackles for a loss, 3½ sacks, two fumble recoveries and a pass defensed…Registered a season-high six tackles (one solo) vs. Iowa State (Sept. 17)…Recorded three tackles (two solo) and a season-high 1½ sacks at SMU (Sept. 23)…Matched his season high with six tackles (two solo) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 29)…Posted two tackles (one solo) and a strip-sack of QB Jacob Eason that he recovered vs. Georgia (Dec. 30) in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl…Played in seven games as a true freshman at TCU in 2015, finishing the season with seven tackles (five solo) and a sack…Posted his first career sack vs. Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 12) in his collegiate debut…Earned his degree in communications…Earned District 7-6A first-team honors and honorable mention all-state recognition as an LB at Trinity High School (Euless, Texas)…Was named to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Team following his senior season after he registered 52 tackles, 15 tackles for a loss, eight sacks and 17 QB hurries…Did an internship with the strength coach at Utah State in the fall of 2019…Helped with a turkey drive and served dinner to families during Thanksgiving while he was at Utah State…His brother, Salanoa, was a long snapper at Utah State in 2014-15…His cousin, T Halapoulivaati Vaitai, plays for the Detroit Lions and was a teammate of his at TCU…Another cousin, T Sam Tevi, plays for the Los Angeles Chargers…Name is pronounced tee-puh nah-lee-eye…Lives in Euless, Texas…Given name Tipa Te'i Galeai; born in Euless, Texas.

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