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  Lisi Leota
Lisi Leota

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City

Last College:
Snow College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
LB

Experience:
RS

UTAH: Walked on to the team in fall of 2007 ... came up big in the Red-White Game in April, recording four tackles, two for a loss, and an interception.

2007: Redshirt ... named team's defensive scout team MVP.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Played in 10 games for Snow College in 2006 and had 22 tackles ... first-team all-region football player at Granger High School ... tied the state record for interceptions in a season (first set by former Ute Kyle Brady) with 16 in 2005 ... ... two-year team captain ... also lettered in basketball, soccer and track ... first-team all-region basketball player and three-year team captain ... went to state in track two years in a row (100m, 200m and 4x100) ... team captain in soccer.

PERSONAL: Son of Fifita and Vivi Leota ... has three sisters and a brother ... brother Koliniasi played at Los Angeles Valley College... has cousins who have played at Arizona State (Erik Falahola), TCU (Henry Niutei) and BYU (Manase Tonga) ... plays several instruments, including the guitar, bass, drums and harp ... also composes music ... human development and family studies major ... name is pronounced lee-see lay-oh-ta ... full name is Lisiate Leota ... born Aug. 27, 1986.

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