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Kyle Peko

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#94

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 28

Weight: 305 lbs

College: Oregon State

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed free agent Kyle Peko during the 2021 offseason to add depth to the defensive line rotation. The 6-foot-1-inch, 305-pounder has appeared in 13 regualr season games and amassed 13 tackles during three NFL seasons (2016-19) with the Denver Broncos and Buffalo Bills. He has also spent time with the Indianapolis Colts. The La Habra, Calif., native originally signed with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent following the 2016 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 
•   In 2017, Peko appeared in a career-best six games and totaled a career-high six tackles.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
•   Peko is athletic for his size and is able to do a backflip.
•   Peko is the younger cousin of nose tackle Domata Peko, who was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2006 and the two became teammates on the Denver Broncos in 2017.
•   In his spare time, Peko enjoys playing cards with his friends and spending time with his family, including his son, Kai, and daughter, Evangeline.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•   The La Habra, Calif., native originally signed with the Denver Broncos as a college free agent following the 2016 NFL Draft.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Sept. 20, 2016 and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
•   Signed by the Broncos to the team's active roster off of the practice squad on Dec. 28, 2016.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Sept. 2, 2017.
•   Signed by the Broncos on Sept. 3, 2017.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Sept. 9, 2017.
•   Signed by the Broncos to their practice squad on Sept. 12, 2017.
•   Signed by the Broncos to the team's active roster off of the practice squad Sept. 16, 2017.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Oct. 21, 2017.
•   Signed by the Broncos to the team's practice squad on Oct. 24, 2017.
•   Signed by the Broncos to the team's active roster off of the practice squad on Nov. 25, 2017.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Sept.1, 2018 and added to the practice squad a day later.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Sept. 11, 2018.
•   Signed by the Buffalo Bills to the team's practice squad on Sept. 12, 2018.
•   Signed by the Bills to the team's active roster off of the practice squad on Dec. 31, 2018.
•   Waived by the Bills on Aug. 31, 2019.
•   Signed by the Bills to the team's practice squad on Sept. 1, 2019.
•   Signed by the Bills to the team's active roster off of the practice squad Sept. 24, 2019.
•   Waived by the Bills on Nov. 2, 2019.
•   Claimed by the Indianapolis Colts off waivers from the Bills on Nov. 4, 2019.
•   Waived by the Colts on Nov. 9, 2019.
•   Signed by the Colts to the team's practice squad on Nov. 11, 2019.
•   Signed to the Broncos active roster off of the Colts practice squad on Dec. 14, 2019.
•   Waived by the Broncos on Feb. 18, 2021.
•   Signed by the Titans on July 26, 2021.
•   Waived injured by the Titans on Sept. 4, 2021
•   Signed by the Titans to the team's practice squad on Oct. 13, 2021.

COLLEGE:
•   Started 12 games during his lone season at Oregon State and posted 45 tackles, two sacks, 4.5 tackles-for-loss, and two blocked kicks.
•   Transferred to Oregon State before the 2015 season from Cerritos Community College where he recorded 85 tackles, 11 sacks, and 11.5 tackles for loss over two seasons (2012-2013).
•   As a senior (2015), started in 12 games at nose tackle and totaled 45 tackles, two sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss.
•   Sat out his junior year (2014) after transferring to Oregon State in September of 2014 from Cerritos Community College.
•   As a sophomore (2013), recorded 46 tackles, three sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss at Cerritos Community College.
•   As a freshman (2012), tallied 39 tackles and eight sacks
•   Majored in human development and family sciences while at Oregon State.

PERSONAL: 
•   Attended La Habra (Calif.) High School where he earned the League's Lineman of the Year award two years in a row.
•   Was listed as the No. 52 top junior college prospect in the nation by Rivals.
•   Son of Puna and Michelle Peko.
•   Married his wife, Giuliana, in December of 2014 and they have two children, a son, Kai, and a daughter, Evangeline.
•   Follow Peko on Instagram at @kyle_peko90.
•   Born Kyle Peko on July 23, 1993 in La Habra, Calif.

2021 SEASON

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