Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
UTAH: Backup nose tackle is a key member of the defensive line rotation … former walk-on first joined the team in 2009, redshirting that season before leaving for an LDS church mission … rejoined the team as a scholarship player in 2013.
2014–Played in 12 games … finished with eight tackles and 1.0 TFL … season-high three tackles in season opener vs. Idaho State … two tackles and a TFL against Arizona … lettered.
2013–Missed the entire season with a foot injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played on both the offensive and defensive lines at East HS (Utah) … team captain … also participated in track.
PERSONAL: Son of Leilani Tu’ikolovatu … three brothers and three sisters … uncle is former Ute and NFL defensive lineman Sione Pouha (now a Utah student-assistant coach) … served a church mission in the Philippines … sociology major … full name is Steve Camae Tu’ikolovatu (pronounced tooey-kolo-va-too) … born June 28, 1991.