UTAH: Honor candidate is one of the best defensive tackles in the country ... Freshman All-American (USA Today and Scout.com) earned the starting job at nose tackle in game five of his true freshman season.
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 ... has not declared a major ... full name is Charles Lowell Lotulelei (pronounced lo-too-LEH-lay) ... born Mar. 22, 1995.