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  Chris Kemoeatu
Chris Kemoeatu

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kahuku, Hawaii

High School:
Kahuku HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 338

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
01/04/1983

Experience:
3VL

UTAH: All-America candidate will start for the third straight year at right guard ... big, athletic player has NFL talent ... dominates the line of scrimmage.

2003-Played in eight games and started six at right guard ... honorable mention all conference ... had first-team all-conference ability but missed four games ... season-best 7 "knockdowns" against Oregon ... 5 "knockdowns" vs. both San Diego State and Air Force ... averaged 3.3 "knockdowns" per game ... season-best 86% grade against Oregon ... average grade was 81%.

2002-Honorable mention all-conference ... started all 11 games at left guard ... averaged 9.1 de-cleaters per game ... averaged 97% in total blocking efficiency and was 91% against the pass ... double-figure "knockdowns" five times, including career-high 16 vs. UNLV, 15 vs. Colorado State and 14 vs. Air Force.

2001-Played in three games as true freshman ... scored 100% on hustle in all three games ... run efficiency was 87.7%, pass efficiency was 83.5% and total efficiency was 87%.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2000 Hawaii Defensive Player of the Year ... first-team all-state ... Kahuku (Hawaii) team captain ... Kahuku won 2000 state championship ... honor roll.

PERSONAL: Son of Manako Melino and Ahea Kolovetekina Kemoeatu ... last name is pronounced kay-moy-ah-too ... has six siblings ... brother Ma'ake lettered in football at Utah from 1998-2001 and now plays for the Baltimore Ravens ... brother Tevita is a defensive lineman at Utah ... enjoys tennis and baseball ... full name is sociology major ... Uikelotu Christopher Kemoeatu ... born Jan. 4, 1983.

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