Football Game Notes - 09/09/13
UTAH STATE: A thick player who has good natural strength and runs well... Has the physical tools to become a very good offensive lineman.
2013 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Utah Class 5A honorable mention all-state honors as a prep senior at Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah... Helped the Miners to the 5A state championship with a 13-1 record in 2009... Paved way for Bingham offense that amassed 4,859 yards of total offense (347.1 ypg) with 3,085 rushing yards (220.4 ypg) and 52 rushing touchdowns as well as 1,774 yards passing (126.7 ypg) with 22 passing touchdowns... Was a team captain during his senior season... Miners were 11-3 his junior season, losing in the state title game.
PERSONAL: Son of Maloni and Vea Taukeiaho... Mother, Vea, earned her master's and doctorate degree from Utah State... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Houston, Texas... Originally signed with USU in 2010, but did not enroll until the spring semester of 2013... Undeclared on a college major... Last name is pronounced Dow-k-a-ho.