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  Salesi Uhatafe
Salesi  Uhatafe

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Euless, Texas

High School:
Trinity HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 315

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
10/25/1994

Experience:
2VL

06/06/2013

Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 1 - Offense

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster

UTAH: Will start for the second season at right guard.
2015–Played in all 13 games and started seven at right guard … played 518 snaps along the offensive line in 11 games (stats were not kept for the Colorado and BYU games) … played all 72 snaps vs. Michigan and Washington … two cuts against Washington.
2014–Played in all 13 games with five starts at right guard … took part in 397 plays in the regular season (stats were not kept for the Las Vegas Bowl) … finished with two cuts … also played on special teams … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.
2013–Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team 2012 6-5A all-district … named to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Team (first team) and the Tarrant County Terrific 25 … as a senior, he did not allow a sack and had 42 pancakes and 117 knockdowns … Trinity HS went 7-0 in league play in 2012 and won the District 6-5A championship.

PERSONAL: Son of Salesi Uhatafe Sr. and Paea Latu … only child … first cousin Jon Halapio played at Florida … sociology major … full name is Salesi Siaosi-Lopukaitamaki Uhatafe (pronounced sah-less-ee oo-ha-tah-feh) … teammates know him as Leka (pronounced lekka), but he prefers Salesi for public use … born Oct. 25, 1994.

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