Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Both Utah and USC are coming off bye weeks.
USC comes to town on Thursday, Oct. 4
Check out the photo gallery from the Utah football game against UCLA.
UTAH: All-conference candidate is in his third season starting and his second as the starting center … on the Rimington Trophy Watch List … played right tackle his first two seasons … has played in 36 games with 28 starts (the last 20 at center).
2015--Started eight games at center … third among the offensive linemen with 590 plays … third on the team in cuts (14) … tied season high with three cuts against both Cal and Arizona State … played season-high 92 snaps at Arizona with three cuts.
2014--Played and started in 12 games at center ... allowed just one sack in 747 regular-season plays (stats were not kept for the Las Vegas Bowl) ... had 15 cuts ... six cuts against UCLA was tied for the team season high.
2013--Played in 10 games with eight starts at right tackle ... 648 plays, two cuts and seven knockdowns ... four knockdowns against BYU ... lettered.
2012--Played in six games, including the final five games of the season ... played in three games on the offensive line (Arizona State, Cal and Washington State) ... 26 total plays on the line ... season-high 17 plays against Arizona State ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-Sierra League ... second-team all-state ... 2010 Nike Camp offensive line MVP ... South Hills HS (Calif.) team captain ... also lettered in track.
PERSONAL: Son of Mac and Rita Aiono ... one brother and three sisters ... married (Gabriella) with a son Sean ... enjoys playing the ukulele ... sociology major will receive his bachelor's degree in December ... full name is Tauti Siaosi Aiono (pronounced see-oh-see eye-oh-no) ... California native was born May 15, 1993 in Salt Lake City.