Photos from Utah @ Washington on November 7, 2015.
UTAH: All-America candidate is one of the best defensive tackles in the country … All-Pac-12 his first two seasons, including first-team honors in 2015 … 2014 Freshman All-American has played in all 26 games with 18 starts since his true freshman season. 2015–First-team All-Pac-12 … played in all 13 games with nine starts at left tackle … 26 total tackles (5.0 TFL, 1.0 sack), a pass breakup and a forced fumble … three tackles against Fresno State, Michigan, USC, Oregon State and Arizona … his forced fumble (recovered by Utah) led to what proved to be the game-deciding touchdown against BYU in the Las Vegas Bowl. 2014–First-team Freshman All-American by USA Today … second-team Freshman All-American by Scout.com … honorable mention All-Pac-12 … true freshman played in all 13 games and started the last nine … 33 total tackles included 4.5 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks … one forced fumble … season-high six tackles vs. Oregon … sacked Oregon’s Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota two times for 13 yards … five tackles vs. UCLA and Colorado (1 sack).
HIGH SCHOOL: Played in the Semper Fi All-American Bowl in 2012 … No. 2 overall prospect in Utah by Scout.com and 247sports.com … Deseret News 2012 first-team 5A all-state … Salt Lake Tribune second-team 5A all-state … first-team all-region 3 … 61 tackles, three sacks, two interceptions and one forced fumble his senior season … lettered four years at Bingham High.
PERSONAL: Son of Star and Pesatina Lotulelei … seven sisters and one brother … older brother Star, a first-round draft pick and starting defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers, was a first-team All-American for Utah, where he played from 2010-12 … sociology major … full name is Charles Lowell Lotulelei (pronounced lo-too-LEH-lay) … born March 22, 1995.