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  Shawn Asiata
Shawn Asiata

Player Profile
West Valley City, Utah

Last College:
Snow College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 253





Utah vs. Georgia Tech Game Notes


Utah vs. Georgia Tech Postgame Quotes


White's Touchdown Gives Utah Overtime Win in Sun Bowl 30-27

John White had 115 yards on 26 carries but won the game with an 8-yard touchdown in overtime.


Tough Loss for Utes as Colorado Prevails 17-14

Running back John White now has 1,405 yards on 290 carries this season.


Utah Postgame Notes

Utah vs. Colorado - November 25, 2011


Utah vs. Georgia Tech - Sun Bowl

Utah vs. Georgia Tech - Sun Bowl

UTAH: Played in 25 games in his two-year Utah career with 10 starts ... bruising blocker was credited for clearing the path for all-conference running back John White, who rushed for a school-record 1,519 yards in 2011 ... also used as a receiver out of the backfield ... made 18 career catches for 129 yards and three touchdowns ... originally a walk-on, he earned a scholarship his senior year.

2011-Played in 12 games with seven starts (missed the USC game with a hamstring injury) ... 12 catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns ... led Utah in the Sun Bowl with five catches for 57 yards and the game's first touchdown ... two catches for 12 yards against Colorado included a 6-yard touchdown ... three catches for 21 yards vs. Arizona ... two carries for negative nine yards.

2010-Played in all 13 games with starts against Idaho State, Air Force and Notre Dame ... no carries, but had six catches for 32 yards with one touchdown ... 10-yard touchdown grab against San Jose State ... two catches for nine yards against Colorado State ... had a 10-yard kick return against San Diego State ... also played on special teams and had a tackle vs. San Jose State.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Transfer from Snow College ... played six games in 2006 at linebacker with 10 tackles and a sack ... first-team all-state at Hunter HS in 2005 ... also an all-region selection ... two-time team Offensive MVP.

PERSONAL: Son of Pita and Fualole Asiata ... two brothes and two sisters ... brother Matt played running back for the Utes from 2008-10 ... cousin Isaac is a Ute offensive lineman ... will receive his bachelor's degree in sociology in spring 2012 ... full name is William Shawn Asiata ... born Sept. 24, 1988 in Santa Ana, Calif.

2010	13/3	0	0	0	0	0
2011	12/7	2	-9	-4.5	0	1
Totals	25/10	2	-9	-4.5	0	1
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