Buccaneers Waive DT Stevie Tu’ikolovatu


According to Adam Schefter, the Buccaneers have released DT Stevie Tu’ikolovatu.

Tu’ikolovatu, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2017. He signed a four-year, $2.49 million contract and stood to make base salaries of $555,000 and $645,000 over the final two years of the agreement.

The Buccaneers waived him with an injury designation in 2018 and he ended up on injured reserve.

During his college career at Utah and USC, Tu’ikolovatu recorded 89 tackles, nine tackles for a loss, 2.5 sacks, four fumble recoveries with one being returned for a touchdown and three pass defenses over the course of three seasons and 28 games.

He has not yet played an NFL snap. 

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