Shawn Lauvao

Shawn Lauvao

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Lauvao in 2015
No. 77Washington Redskins
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-26) October 26, 1987
Place of birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 326 lb (148 kg)
Career information
High school: Honolulu (HI) Farrington
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 92
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Games played: 71
Games started: 62
Player stats at

Shawn Lauvao (born October 26, 1987) is an American football guard for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona State.

College career

Lauvao started his last 33 games at Arizona State—17 at left guard, 12 at left tackle and four at right tackle. He earned Second Team All-Pac-10 honors during his junior and senior years.

Professional career

Although playing the left tackle spot in college, Lauvao projects as a guard in the NFL. He drew comparisons to Kynan Forney.[1]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2⅞ in 315 lb33 in in 5.29 s 4.51 s 7.56 s 33 in 8 ft 4 in 33 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[2]

Cleveland Browns

He was drafted by the Browns in the third round (92nd pick) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Washington Redskins

On March 11, 2014, Lauvao signed a four-year, $17 million contract with the Washington Redskins.[3] He took over the starting left guard position in the Redskins' offensive line after the previous starter, Kory Lichtensteiger, switched over to center.[4][5]

In Week 3 of the 2015 season, Lauvao exited the game early with an ankle injury. On September 29, 2015, he was placed on injured reserve.[6]


  1. "Shawn Lauvao Draft Profile",
  2. NFL Combine Profile
  3. Jones, Mike. "Redskins sign guard Shawn Lauvao". Retrieved 11 March 2014.
  4. Clarke, Liz (August 6, 2014). "Gruden: Kory Lichtensteiger a pleasant surprise at center". Retrieved 2014-08-09.
  5. El-Bashir, Tarik (July 30, 2014). "Jay Gruden talks read option, Shawn Lauvao, Pierre Garon and more". Retrieved 2014-08-09.
  6. Czarda, Stephen (September 29, 2015). "Redskins Sign Dunbar, Foster; Lauvao, Rogers Placed On IR". Retrieved September 29, 2015.

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