2015 NFL DRAFT

Josh Kaddu, OLB

School: Oregon  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Vacaville, CA
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 239 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
116113-4
2011 Season
All-Pac-12 first team (Pac-12 coaches, Phil Steele) ... Started all 14 games at SAM linebacker ... Second on the squad with 6.5 sacks... One tackle in win over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl ... Had six tackles in win vs. UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship Game ... Made four tackles, one for loss of five yards vs. USC ... 0.5 sack for a 2-yard loss to go with three stops in win at Stanford ... Recorded four tackles, including three solo stops and one sack for a loss of four yards in victory at Washington ... Held to a single tackle in win vs. Washington State ... Had a game-high 10 tackles, all solo, including a career-high 2.0 sacks for a 12-yard loss in win at Colorado ... Also had an additional TFL for a 1-yard loss against the Buffaloes ... Recorded five tackles, including one sack for a 3-yard loss and another TFL for a loss of two yards in win vs. Arizona State ... Credited with one quarterback hurry and two solo tackles in victory vs. California ... One sack for a 7-yard loss and a pair of solo stops in win at Arizona ... Totaled five tackles, four of the solo variety vs. Missouri State ... Had one pass breakup, one quarterback hurry and made three solo tackles in win over Nevada ... Three tackles, including one sack for a 6-yard loss against LSU ... Led all linebackers with a 32.5-inch vertical leap during winter conditioning.
2010 Season
13-game starter at SAM linebacker tied for fifth on the team with 6.5 TFLs ... Made one solo stop in the BCS National Championship Game vs. Auburn ... One tackle at Oregon State and two stops, including a TFL in win vs. Arizona ... Had a single tackle and pass breakup at Cal ... One sack for a 14-yard loss and three tackles in win over Washington ... Three tackles and a sack at USC and four stops, including a TFL vs. UCLA ... Four tackles, 0.5 for loss at Washington State ... A trio of tackles and a quarterback hurry in win over Stanford ... Held to one tackle, amounting to 0.5 for loss in win at Arizona State ... Team-high (tie) four solo stops among his five tackles in win vs. Portland State ... First career pass breakup to go with three tackles and 1.0 TFL for a 3-yard loss in victory at Tennessee ... Assisted on one stop, 0.5 TFL in win over New Mexico ... Sat out spring practice while recovering from injury ... 355-lb. bench press tied for third among linebackers during winter testing.
2009 Season
Cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol in March 2010. Accumulated 21 tackles in seven appearances, with four tackles for loss and one sack ... Made his debut in the starting lineup against Utah, posting four tackles against the Utes ... Increased his playing time with each game before a foot injury forced him to the sidelines for the rest of the regular season prior to the USC game ... Played at least 20 snaps in each of the seven games he appeared, with a season-high 54 plays against both Utah and Purdue.
2008 Season
Originally expected to redshirt, was called on to fill a special teams void five games into the season ... Appeared in six games and totaled five tackles, including a pair of solo stops in his debut at Washington State ... Also made a pair of tackles at Oregon State.
High School
Earned letters in football, basketball and track at Vacaville High School ... Ranked as the 33rd-best strongside linebacker prospect in the country by Scout.com as well as included on its California Top 100 (99th) as one of the state's top recruits ... Named a three-star recruit by Scout.com and two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Finished his senior season ranked third in the Monticello Empire League in tackles with 92 stops (69 unassisted), 5.5 quarterback sacks (3rd in the league) and two interceptions ... Included was a season-high 13 tackles vs. Vallejo ... Also carried the ball 10 times for 78 yards and grabbed five catches for 155 yards and one touchdown ... Helped Mike Papadopoulos' team take home the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I football championship in 2006 with a 37-36 victory against Merced, the school's first ever football title.
Personal
Born Joshua I. Kaddu on March 12, 1990 in Richmond, Calif. Parents: Fred and Margaret Kaddu. Family: One brother, three sisters. High School (Coach): Vacaville (Mike Papadopoulos).
 
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Dolphins' picks: Round 5/155 - Josh Kaddu, LB, 6-3, 235, Oregon...He's an athletic, rangy player who has experience playing in a 3-4 scheme. The Dolphins envision he'll perform well enough to land one of the spots on the 53-man roster and become a core special teams player. - The Sports Xchange

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