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  Junior Fonua
Junior Fonua

Player Profile
Hometown:
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

Last College:
Texas Southern

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 230

Position:
RB

Experience:
1VL

UTAH: Career came to an early close due to a knee injury ... transfer walked on to the team in 2007.

2009-Suffered knee injury in the preseason that ended his college career.

2008-Played in 12 games, all on special teams ... fielded three short kickoffs and returned them for 46 yards ... longest return was for 27 yards against BYU ... had a 15-yard return against Oregon State and a four-yard return vs. Air Force ... made one tackle against UNLV.

2007-Redshirt.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Played for Texas Southern in 2005 and 2006 ... played in five games as a freshman and had three tackles on special teams and a kickoff return for 12 yards ... played in 10 games in 2006 ... blocking fullback did not have a rush, but caught 10 passes for 73 yards and three touchdowns ... returned two kickoffs for 17 yards ... had five tackles on special teams ... as a prep at Rancho Cucamonga HS (Calif.), he was the league MVP in 2004 ... all-CIF his senior year ... first-team all-league in 2003 and 2004 ... team captain ... Rancho Cucamonga won the league championship in 2004 ... also lettered in wrestling.

PERSONAL: Son of Metuisela and Moeaki Fonua ... three brothers and two sisters ... name is pronounced fo-new-a ... economics major ... full name is Mechuselah Junior Fonua ... born Feb. 19, 1987.

YEAR	G/GS	RUSH	YARDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2005*	5/0	0	0	0	0	0
2006*	10/0	0	0	0	0	0
2008	12/0	0	0	0	0	0
Totals	27/0	0	0	0	0	0
*at Texas Southern
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