Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
UTAH: Projected to start at right guard despite missing all of spring camp with an injury … expects to be full strength by fall.
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.
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) … nickname is Leka (pronounced lekka) … born Oct. 25, 1994.