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  Derek Tuimauga
Derek Tuimauga

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
South Jordan, Utah

High School:
Bingham HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 320

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
09/30/1990

Experience:
1VL

06/06/2013

Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 1 - Offense

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster

UTAH: Returned from an LDS church mission in time for spring camp ... projected as the backup right guard for fall ... member of Utah's 2008 signing class.
2009
-Played in all 13 games mostly on special teams ... played 11 snaps on offense with one cut and one pancake.
2008-Redshirt ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:2007 All-American ... two-time all-state and three-time all-conference ... No. 34 ranked prep offensive guard prospect in the nation and the No. 4 player at any position in the state of Utah according to scout.com ... Bingham High (Utah) team captain as a junior and senior ... lettered four years ... Bingham won three region titles and the 2006 state championship ... honor roll student ... sophomore class officer.

PERSONAL:Son of Gauula and Wilma Tuimauga ... two sisters ... first person in his family to go to college ... honor student has not declared a major ... name is pronounced too-ee-maun (rhymes with down)-ga ... born Sept. 30, 1990 in Long Beach, Calif.

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