96 Christopher Unga
Christopher  Unga


Rochester, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Cucamonga

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 300



UTAH STATE: A strong and physical nose guard who moves very well... Plays with great leverage.

2016 (RS-FR): Played in seven games and finished the season with 20 tackles (10-solo, 10-assist), which included 0.5 tackles for loss, while adding two pass breakups… Had a season-high six tackles against San Diego State (10/28) and recorded four stops at BYU (11/26)… Also had three tackles against both Wyoming (11/5) and New Mexico (11/12), to go along with two stops against Fresno State (10/22), and one tackle against Weber State (9/1)… His lone tackle for loss on the season came in the season opener against WSU, while his pass breakups were at Wyoming and at Nevada (11/19).

2015 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the Inland Valley’s Defensive Player of the Year and was a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and all-Baseline League first-team selection and Defensive MVP as a linebacker as a prep senior at Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) High School as he recorded 50 tackles, which included 4.0 sacks and 5.0 tackles for loss... Also had two quarterback hurries... Earned first-team all-Baseline League honors as a prep junior as he recorded 66 tackles with 8.0 sacks helping the Cougars to an 11-2 record, a second-place finish in the conference and to the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Inland playoffs... Was a three-year starter in high school.

PERSONAL: One of seven children of Christopher and Ofa ‘Unga... Brother, Devin, played college football at Oregon State and BYU, and spent three years in the NFL with the New York Giants... He is currently a defensive administrative assistant at Utah State... Brother, Paul, played college football at Arizona State... Brother, Joe, played college football at Midwestern State and spent four years in the NFL... Brother, Tui, is currently a tight end at Hawai’i... Is related to former NFL players Reno Mahe and Fahu Tahi... Majoring in sociology... Last name is pronounced Oo-nga.

2016 (R-Fr.) 7/0 10-10-20 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 0
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