Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Both Utah and USC are coming off bye weeks.
USC comes to town on Thursday, Oct. 4
Check out the photo gallery from the Utah football game against UCLA.
UTAH: Three-year starter with the last two at center … played right tackle his first two seasons … lettered four seasons … played in 39 games with 31 starts (the last 23 at center).
2015–Played and started in 11 games at center … third among the offensive linemen with 671 plays in nine games (stats were not kept for the last two games) … third on the team in cuts (14) … season high three cuts against Cal and Arizona State … played a season-high 92 snaps at Arizona with two cuts.
2014–Played and started in 12 games at center … allowed just one sack in 747 regular-season plays (stats were not kept for the Las Vegas Bowl) … had 15 cuts … six cuts against UCLA was tied for the team season high.
2013–Played in 10 games with eight starts at right tackle … 648 plays, two cuts and seven knockdowns … four knockdowns against BYU … lettered.
2012–Played in six games, including the final five games of the season … played in three games on the offensive line (Arizona State, Cal and Washington State) … 26 total plays on the line … season-high 17 plays against Arizona State … lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-Sierra League … second-team all-state … 2010 Nike Camp offensive line MVP … South Hills HS (Calif.) team captain … also lettered in track.
PERSONAL: Son of Mac and Rita Aiono … one brother and three sisters … married (Gabriella) with a son Sean … earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology … full name is Tauti Siaosi Aiono (pronounced see-oh-see eye-oh-no) … raised in California, he was born May 15, 1993 in Salt Lake City. .