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  Hiva Lutui
Hiva  Lutui

Player Profile

Euless, Texas

High School:
Trinity HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 295





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UTAH: Projected to start at center, an injury during the last week of spring camp could keep him sidelined until midseason or longer … nine career starts (6 at guard, 3 at center).
2015–Appeared in all 13 contests with eight starts (6 at right guard, 2 at center) … played in every game on special teams and in 12 games on the offensive line … 444 offensive plays in 10 games (stats were not kept for the Colorado and BYU games) … played a season-high 72 snaps at Washington and had a team-best three cuts … 63 snaps at center against Oregon State … 42 snaps with two cuts at Arizona … one cut against both California and UCLA.
2014–Played in four games with one start (center vs. Idaho State) … totaled 118 regular-season snaps (stats were not kept for the Las Vegas Bowl) … lettered.
2013–Saw action on the line against Weber State, participating in 32 plays … lettered.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2011 U.S. Air Force All-American … first-team all-state Class 5A in 2010 and 2011 … 2011 Star-Telegram Super Team pick … 2009 district sophomore of the year and district newcomer of the year … Rivals.com and Scout.com four-star recruit … 114 knockdowns, 43 pancakes, a 90% overall grade and no sacks allowed as a senior … 143 knockdowns and 42 pancakes as a junior … Trinity High (Texas) was the 2009 state 5A champion and the 2011 state runner-up … made the A/B honor roll and earned a Hi-Five certificate.

PERSONAL: Son of Foueti and Elizabeth Lutui … one brother and one sister … only the second member of his immediate family to attend college … cousin of former Ute fullback Tauni Vakapuna and former Ute defensive tackle LT Tuipulotu … cousin Fui Vakapuna played at BYU and in the NFL for Cincinnati … cousin Steven Fanua played for Cal and cousin Teu Kautai played at BYU … sociology major is scheduled to graduate in December … name is pronounced hee-va loo-too-ee … born March 25, 1994.

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