Originally drafted by the Dolphins in the sixth-round (181st overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft, started nine of 16 games before being released on 8/31/08. Claimed off waivers by Cincinnati on 9/3/08. Started two games for the Bengals and was inactive for three others before being released on 10/11/08. Re-signed by the Bengals on 10/22/08 and placed on injured reserve (hamstring) on 10/24/08. Reached an injury settlement with Cincinnati on 11/26/08. Signed a one-year contract with Arizona on 8/5/09 but was released following training camp on 9/4/09. Re-signed by Arizona to a future contract for the 2010 season on 1/21/10. Released by the Cardinals on 7/30/10 and re-signed on 8/9/10. Released again by the Cardinals on 9/6/10 before being re-signed on 9/14/10.
2009: Signed by Arizona on 8/5 … released following training camp on 9/4 and spent the season out of football.
2008: After spending training camp with Miami was released on 8/31/08 and claimed off waivers by Cincinnati on 9/3/08 … inactive for the first two weeks of the season … started two games for the Bengals: @ NYG (9/21) and vs. Ten (9/28) but did not register any statistics … inactive for week five and was released on 10/11 … re-signed with Cincinnati on 10/22 and was placed on injured reserve (hamstring) on 10/24 … reached an injury settlement on 11/26.
2007: Started nine of 16 games played, registering five yards on four carries and two receptions for five yards … paved the way for five individual 100-yard rushing performances.
Played both RB and along the defensive line as a two-year letterman at Hawaii after transferring from San Joaquin Delta College (2002-04) in Stockton, CA … started five of 19 games for Hawaii registering 212 rushing yards on 43 attempts with three TDs … converted to FB as a senior and collected 153 yards on 31 carries with two TDs and 109 yards on 10 receptions with one TD … began his junior season along the defensive line, starting the opener against Michigan State … spent his first year at San Joaquin as a NT before moving to guard in 2004 and earned all-conference honors … also lettered in track at San Joaquin … majored in Family Resources.
Full name Reagan Faleata Maui’a … name pronounced “RAY-gen, mow-EE-ah” … lettered in football and track at Tokay High School (Lodi, CA) … set the school’s single-season sack mark with 18 as a senior … established the school’s standard for the shot put with a toss of 52’8” … has four brothers and two sisters … enjoys playing chess … has one son, Reagan II.