Football Game Notes - 09/3/12
Kite Afeaki (pronounced kee-tay ah-fee-ah-kee) is beginning his first year with Utah State's football program as a defensive administrative assistant. In his role, Afeaki will assist the defensive coaches with the daily operations of the defensive unit. Duties include film breakdown, compilation of reports, and any other administrative duties as assigned by the coordinators or position coaches.
Prior to joining the Aggie football coaching staff, Afeaki spent over three years working for the state of Nevada.
As a collegiate defensive lineman, Afeaki spent two years (2004-05) at Utah where he played in 22 games and made seven career starts. During his senior season, Afeaki recorded 14 total tackles, including 3.0 for a loss of 12 yards. He also had 1.5 sacks during the year. His best outing during his senior season was versus Arizona as he made four stops, including two tackles for loss and one sack.
As a junior at Utah, Afeaki recorded 12 tackles including one for loss.
Before joining Utah's football program, Afeaki spent the 2003-04 academic year at Salt Lake Community College.
Afeaki began his collegiate career at Weber State (2000-01) as he appeared in nine games and recorded 12 tackles.
Afeaki prepped at West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah where he was second-team all-state and a two-time first-team all-region selection.
Afeaki, who was born April 19, 1982 on the island of Tonga, graduated from Utah with a bachelor's degree in sociology in 2006 with a minor in criminology and corrections.
Afeaki is married to the former Uina Mokofisi and the couple has five girls, Finau (12), Henilieta (10), Matamoana (5), Sela (4) and Lataheanga (1), and one boy, Seleti (7).
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