UTAH: Son of former Ute all-conference linebacker Filipo Mokofisi, Sr. is scheduled to start at tackle as a sophomore this fall.
2014–Played in all 13 games with two starts … 17 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks and a fumble recovery …. three tackles in his first career start at Oregon State … four tackles, including 2.0 TFL and a sack, vs. Fresno State … credited with 0.5 TFL vs. Michigan and Stanford … lettered … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team 4A all-state (Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News) … first-team all-region 6 … 49 tackles, six sacks, one interception his senior year … also played basketball, averaging 8.1 points per game as a junior.
PERSONAL: Son of Filipo Mokofisi, Sr., and Maria Tonga … father was an all-Western Athletic Conference linebacker for Utah, where he lettered from 1982-85, and was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the eighth round of the 1986 NFL Draft ... has not declared a major … name is pronounced fill-ee-po moko-fee-see … born Mar. 26, 1995.