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  Fano Tagovailoa
Fano Tagovailoa

Player Profile
Hometown:
Leone, American Samoa

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6- / 202

Position:
WR

Experience:
2VL

UTAH: Versatile athlete has settled in at receiver after spending the 2004 season at quarterback ... backup wide receiver is expected to play a role in Utah's eight-man rotation ... joined the team as a mid-year junior college transfer in the spring of 2004 as a safety.

2005-Started the first 3 games and played in all 12 games ... 6 catches for 66 yards (11.0 yards per catch) ... 4 kick returns for 107 yards ... 2 receptions for 32 yards versus San Diego State ... season-long 24-yard catch against Utah State ... long kickoff return was for 40 yards at BYU ... 32-yard kickoff return vs. Utah State. 2004-Took snaps at quarterback in 8 games ... completed 2-for-2 passes for 49 yards ... 11 rushes for 45 yards ... 15.6 all-purpose yards per game ... 1-for-1 against both Utah State and San Diego State ... completed a season-long 45-yarder vs. SDSU ... rushed 5 times against USU for 20 yards ... scampered twice for 11 yards vs. Arizona, including a season-long 9-yard run ... returned 2 kicks and 3 punts ... had season bests with a 33-yard kick return against UNLV and a 26-yard punt return vs. Colorado State.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Played in 2003 bowl game for Coffeyville CC ... three-sport high school athlete lettered in football, basketball and track ... Samoa Athlete of the Year and football championship MVP ... Leone High won the American Samoa championship.

PERSONAL: Guardians are Fiti and Lesina Bese ... brother Junior Tagovailoa plays football at Coffeyville CC... sociology major ... full name is Fanolua Tagovailoa ... name is pronounced fa-no, tongo-vy-loa ... born July 13, 1983.

YEAR	G/GS	REC	YDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2004	8/0	0	0	0	0	0
2005	12/3	6	66	11.0	0	24
Totals	20/3	6	66	11.0	0	24
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