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George Iloka
S #43
Height:
6-4
Weight:
217
Age:
23
College:
Boise State
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
66
SCK
0.0
FF
2
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 68 41 27 0.0 0 6 1 -1 -- 0 0 2 1
2013 CIN 16 16 66 41 25 0.0 -- 6 1 -1 -1 -1 0 2 1
2012 CIN 7 0 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @CHI L 21-24 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 PIT W 20-10 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 GB W 34-30 3 2 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @CLE L 6-17 6 3 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 NE W 13-6 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
6 @BUF W 27-24 8 4 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @DET W 27-24 7 6 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 NYJ W 49-9 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @MIA L 20-22 6 6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @BAL L 17-20 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 CLE W 41-20 4 1 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @SD W 17-10 6 4 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
14 IND W 42-28 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @PIT L 20-30 6 4 2 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 MIN W 42-14 2 1 1 -- -- 1 1 -1 -1 -1 0 0 --
17 BAL W 34-17 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

2013 GENERAL: Started Games 1-16 at SS ... Had one INT, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and eight passes defensed.

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Made first career start Sept. 8 at Chicago, logging four tackles ... Three tackles Sept. 16 vs. Pittsburgh, including big stop in third quarter, when he forced a punt by stopping RB Isaac Redman for a one-yard gain on a third-and-two play ... On Sept. 29 at Cleveland, tied for secondary lead with six tackles, led team in passes defensed (two) and made an alert play on special teams when he corralled an intentionally short Browns kickoff at Bengals 47 in first quarter ... Three tackles Oct. 6 vs. New England and forced an Aaron Dobson fumble (Patriots recovered) ... Led secondary with eight tackles (second on team) Oct. 13 at Buffalo … Led secondary with seven tackles (third on team) Oct. 20 at Detroit ... Tied for secondary lead with six tackles Oct. 31 at Miami ... Four tackles and a pass defensed Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland ... On Dec. 1 at San Diego, he recovered an Antonio Gates fumble at Bengals 18 on game’s opening drive, and he forced a Keenan Allen fumble that Bengals recovered in fourth quarter ... Three tackles Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis before leaving game in third quarter due to hit to the head ... Six tackles Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh ... On Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota, logged his first career INT, catching deflected ball while lying on the turf at Bengals 25 following mid-air battle for pass ... Had one pass defensed Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore.

Fifth-round choice in 2012 draft earned starting SS job for 2013 ... Led secondary with 67 tackles and had eight passes defensed ... Recorded first career INT on Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota ... Exhibits great range and speed, and uses his length as an advantage in coverage ... A durable performer in college, Iloka played in 53 college games at Boise State with 45 starts ... Broncos went 50-3 in his four-year career.

2013 GENERAL: Started Games 1-16 at SS ... Had one INT, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and eight passes defensed.

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Made first career start Sept. 8 at Chicago, logging four tackles ... Three tackles Sept. 16 vs. Pittsburgh, including big stop in third quarter, when he forced a punt by stopping RB Isaac Redman for a one-yard gain on a third-and-two play ... On Sept. 29 at Cleveland, tied for secondary lead with six tackles, led team in passes defensed (two) and made an alert play on special teams when he corralled an intentionally short Browns kickoff at Bengals 47 in first quarter ... Three tackles Oct. 6 vs. New England and forced an Aaron Dobson fumble (Patriots recovered) ... Led secondary with eight tackles (second on team) Oct. 13 at Buffalo … Led secondary with seven tackles (third on team) Oct. 20 at Detroit ... Tied for secondary lead with six tackles Oct. 31 at Miami ... Four tackles and a pass defensed Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland ... On Dec. 1 at San Diego, he recovered an Antonio Gates fumble at Bengals 18 on game’s opening drive, and he forced a Keenan Allen fumble that Bengals recovered in fourth quarter ... Three tackles Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis before leaving game in third quarter due to hit to the head ... Six tackles Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh ... On Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota, logged his first career INT, catching deflected ball while lying on the turf at Bengals 25 following mid-air battle for pass ... Had one pass defensed Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Cincinnati in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft (167th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-10-12.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012—Played in seven games (Games 1-4, 7 and 9-10) and had two special teams tackles ... Inactive for Games 5-6, 8 and 11-16 ... Made NFL debut Sept. 10 at Baltimore, playing on special teams (no stats) ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles Sept. 16 vs. Cleveland.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons (2008-11) at Boise State, seeing action in every game, and starting every game his last three seasons ... Helped Broncos finish from 2008-11 with AP national rankings of No. 11, No. 4, No. 10 and No. 8 ... Started 11 games at FS and two at CB as a senior in 2011 as BSU posted 12-1 record, outscoring foes by an average of 44-19 ... Earned All-Mountain West Conference first-team honors from league coaches as a senior and closed career with berth in Senior Bowl ... Earned All-Western Athletic Conference first-team honors as a junior as BSU went 12-1, as he helped BSU rank second nationally in fewest yards (254.7) and points (12.8) allowed per game ... In 2008, was youngest player in the WAC at 17, and played in every game with five starts for team that went 12-0 before losing to TCU in Poinsettia Bowl.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Houston, Texas ... Attended Kempner High School, where he was an all-league selection and team captain as a senior ... Played primarily WR as a prep junior ... General studies major at Boise State ... Last name is pronounced “ie(rhymes with ‘tie’)-LO-kuh.”

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • George Iloka: 'Karma had my back today'

    (0:36) Posted Dec 22, 2013

    The Bengals safety describes his unusual interception in Sunday's game.

  • George Iloka gift INT

    (0:41) Posted Dec 22, 2013

    Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka has a deflected pass from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel fall into his lap for an easy interception.

  • George Iloka on facing Andrew Luck

    (3:40) Posted Dec 4, 2013

    The Bengals safety talks about squaring off against the Colts tandem of QB Andrew Luck and TE Coby Fleener.

  • George Iloka fumble recovery

    (0:36) Posted Dec 1, 2013

    San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates fumbles after making a 13-yard catch and it is recovered by Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka for no gain.

  • George Iloka: 'D-line made our job easier'

    (2:31) Posted Oct 7, 2013

    The Bengals safety gives credit to the Bengals defensive line for shutting down the high-powered Patriots offense.

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