Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Nine practices in six days
Utes have firepower on offense, defense
UTAH: Earned a starting position at tackle in spring camp.
2013-Played in seven games with a start against BYU ... 14 tackles included two sacks ... season-high five tackles (one sack) against ... three tackles with one sack against Colorado ... three tackles vs. Oregon.
2012-Played in all 12 games ... 13 total tackles with 4.5 TFL and a sack ... three tackles, one TFL and a forced fumble against Northern Colorado ... three tackles and a TFL vs. UCLA ... two tackles against BYU included 1.5 TFL and one sack ... two tackles against USC ... honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for championship teams in both Texas (Euless Trinity HS) and Utah (Bingham HS) ... Euless Trinity was crowned the 2007 national champion, while Bingham won Utah 5A state titles in 2009 and 2010 ... first-team all-state in Utah as a junior and senior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... Euless Trinity's freshman MVP in 2007 ... 98 tackles, eight sacks, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a junior ... 75 tackles and eight sacks as a senior at Bingham High ... earned three letters in football and two in wrestling ... placed fifth in the state in the heavyweight class in 2010.
PERSONAL:Son of Tevita Fauonuku and Gena Newton ... six siblings ... enjoys playing rugby and wrestling ... first person in his family to graduate from high school ... sociology major ... name is pronounced veeley senny fow-oh-new-koo ... nickname is Seni ... born Apr. 30, 1993 in Oahu, Hawaii.