COLLEGE:Established himself as a consistent part of the Bruins offense, ranking tied for third in UCLA history with 20 career touchdown receptions.
2012:An honorable mention all-conference selection, started nine of the 14 games played in and led the team with 12 touchdowns receptions, the most since J.J. Stokes had a school-record 17 in 1993.
2011:Saw action in all 14 games (nine starts) and led the team with six touchdowns.
2010:Appeared in 12 games off the bench and on special teams.
2009: Redshirted after transferring from Notre Dame.
Joe Fauria thought he was leading a dance lesson until Lance Bass from 'N Sync showed up. Then, the teacher became the student.
Catching touchdown passes is an obvious skill and it’s part of what made Fauria a fan favorite, along with his personality and his end zone dances
Tight end Joseph Fauria has become one of the success stories of this year’s rookie crop, and not just among the nine players taken by the Lions who have made up one of the strongest rookie classes of any team in the league
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford passes to tight end Joseph Fauria for a successful two-point conversion.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford passes short right to tight end Joseph Fauria for a 10-yard touchdown.