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  Neli A'asa
Neli A'asa

Player Profile
Hometown:
Big Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Big Rapids HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 287

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
02/16/1988

Experience:
4VL

UTAH: Played tight end in 2008, on the offensive line in 2009 and at defensive tackle in 2010 ... also saw action at tight end as a senior in 2010.

2010-Played in all 13 games on defense, offense and special teams ... one of the first defensive subs in also saw frequent action at tight end, starting against Iowa State ... eight total tackles ... three tackles and a half sack against UNLV ... two tackles against Wyoming both went for a loss (one sack) with a pass breakup ... two kick returns on special teams, coming against Air Force and BYU ... 18-yard kick return against BYU.

2009-Played in all 13 games on special teams ... lettered.

2008-Played in 12 games, missing the CSU game (neck) ... lined up at tight end in nine games and played on special teams in 12 games.

2007-Played in 11 games on special teams ... caught a pass from punter Louie Sakoda on a fake punt and ran 41 yards to the 1-yard line (Utah scored on the next play) against Wyoming ... three tackles included two solo stops against Oregon State.

2006-Redshirt won team's defensive "Future Award."

YEAR	G/GS	UT	AT	TOT	TFL	SACK
2007	11/0	2	1	3	0-0	0-0
2008	12/0	0	0	0	0-0	0-0
2009	13/0	0	0	0	0-0	0-0
2010	13/1	4	4	8	2.5-7	1.5-5
Totals	49/1	6	5	11	2.5-7	1.5-5
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