UTAH: All-conference candidate will start at defensive tackle for his second season … can also play end. 2015–Played in nine games with seven starts at right tackle … missed four games due to injury … also saw time at end … 21 tackles included 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks … one pass breakup … season-high four tackles with an assisted sack against Oregon … three tackles (1 sack) and a pass breakup against California … both tackles against BYU in the Las Vegas bowl were unassisted tackles for loss. 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 … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference. 2013–Redshirt.
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 a first-team all-Western Athletic Conference linebacker for Utah, where he lettered from 1982-85 … father was drafted in the eighth round by the New Orleans Saints in the 1986 NFL Draft ... sociology major… name is pronounced fill-ee-po moko-fee-see … born March 26, 1995.