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PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Make Roster Move

Posted Jan 14, 2016

Dolphins signe defensive tackle to a reserve/future contract

The Miami Dolphins today announced that the team has signed defensive tackle Charles Tuaau to a reserve/future contract.

Tuaau (pronounced TWO-au) spent the 2015 training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs. He entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Chiefs on May 15, 2015.

Tuaau played collegiately at Texas A&M-Commerce where he recorded 86 tackles and 34 tackles for loss in his two-year career and helped the Lions win the 2014 Lone Star Conference Championship.

In 2014, Tuaau was named a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award, given annually to the best defensive small college player in the country after he accounted for 27 total tackles, including nine tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks. As a junior in 2013, Tuaau earned American Football Coaches Association All-America first team honors and was named the Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Year with 59 total tackles (31 solo), 25.5 tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks.