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  Kite Afeaki
Kite Afeaki

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City

Last College:
Weber State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 285

Position:
DL

Experience:
1VL

UTAH: Former walk-on will be part of a three-man starting rotation at nose guard and tackle ... squats 495 pounds and bench presses 365.

2004-Appeared in 11 games and made first career start against New Mexico at defensive end ... 12 total tackles on the year, 3 of which were solos ... 1 tackle for a total loss of 2 yards ... 2 pass break-ups, both versus San Diego State ... assisted on tackles for a loss against Utah State and New Mexico... a career-high 4 tackles against Colorado State ... 3 assisted tackles against Utah State.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Played for Weber State from 2000-01, redshirting his first year and playing in nine games in 2001 ... 9 solo and 6 unassisted tackles (12.0 total) in 2001 ... also forced 1 fumble and had a tackle for loss ... attended Salt Lake Community College in 2003-04 ... played for West High School in Salt Lake City, where he was second-team all-state and twice named first-team all-region ... team captain.

PERSONAL: Son of Viliami and Henilieta Afeaki (pronounced ah-fee-ah-kee) ... father is Director of Pacific Island Affairs ... cousin of former Ute basketball player Paul Afeaki ... married to the former Uina Mokofisi ... daughter Finau and son Henilieta ... avid rugby player ... sociology major ... full name is Kitekeiaho Fatai Motulalo Afeaki ... first name is pronounced kee-tay ... born April 19, 1982 on the island of Tonga, where he lived until 1996 when his family moved to Salt Lake City.

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