Countdown To Kickoff - 24 Days: Utah State Adds Shoulder Pads To Third Practice of Fall Camp; Coach Andersen Reiterates Importance of In-State Recruiting
Andersen reiterated the importance of in-state recruiting for Utah State and announced that the team's current 104-player roster included 10 Cache Valley student-athletes and 51 in-state players.
2012 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-Big Island honors and was named his team's Most Valuable Player on defense as helped Hawaii Prep Academy to the 2009 Big Island Interscholastic Federation Championship and a third-place finish in the state playoffs... Averaged 13.5 tackles per game as a prep senior and 12.0 tackles per game during his junior season... Had 543 receiving yards as a senior and caught three passes for 53 yards during his junior season.
PERSONAL: Born May 24, 1993 in Waimea, Hawaii... One of four children of Kiyo Hoover... Undeclared on a college major.