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  Mike Liti
Mike Liti

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Ana, Calif.

High School:
Foothill HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215

Position:
RB

Experience:
3VL

UTAH: Came out of spring ball as the co-backup running back ... career has been plagued by injuries ... strong and agile ...along with his running skills, he is a good blocker and can also catch the ball out of the backfield.

2005-Played in 7 games, starting 2 ... 12 carries for 28 total yards ... also had 2 receptions for 4 yards ... 5 carries for 14 yards against Wyoming ... starts came against Wyoming (6 yards) and North Carolina (4 yards).

2004-Redshirt was named to the Utah Athletics Academic Honor Roll.

2003-Played in nine games and started three ... broke his collarbone in first quarter against Wyoming on Nov. 15 and missed season finale against BYU ... true freshman began season as the backup but stepped in as the starter with four games remaining in the regular season when former Ute Brandon Warfield was injured ... career-best 81 yards on 13 carries vs. UNM ... 47 yards and 2 touchdowns vs. Air Force ... 42 total carries for 207 yards and 3 TDs ... 4.9 yards per carry is best of U. running backs ... also had 3 receptions for 25 yards and 1 kickoff return for 25 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-CIF Southern Section in 2001-02 ... 2002 Division VI CIF-SS Offensive Player of the Year ... Orange County Register 2002 Offensive Player of the Year ... 2002 L.A. Times Back of the Year ... 2002 Sky View Conference Offensive MVP ... all-league three years ... fourth-leading all-time rusher in Orange County history (5,699 yards) ... set Foothill High School (Calif.) records in single season rushing yards (2,344), career rushing yards (5,699), single-season touchdowns (33) and career touchdowns (78) ... player of the week 10 times in his career ... once had 99-yard touchdown run.

PERSONAL: Son of the late Kolotolu and Seini Liti (pronounced litty) ... three brothers and one sister ... interested in Polynesian culture and dance ... mass communication major ... full name is Maikolo Liti ... born May 7, 1984.

YEAR	G/GS	RUSH	YDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2003	9/3	42	207	4.9	3	32
2005	7/2	12	28	2.3	0	6
Total	16/5	54	235	4.4	3	32
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