75 Taani Fisilau
Taani  Fisilau


Glendale, Utah

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 300




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2015 (SR):  Started the first 11 games of the season at right guard before missing the last two games due to injury… Had an overall performance grade of 71 percent... Finished the season with 43.0 knockdowns, including a season-high six against Southern Utah (9/3)... Best overall game was at Utah as he graded out at 81 percent and had four knockdowns… Also had five knockdowns against Fresno State (10/10), then-No. 21 Boise State (10/16), San Diego State (10/23) and New Mexico (11/7).

2014 (JR): Started 12 games and played in all 14 at right guard... Had an overall performance grade of 78 percent for the season... Graded out at 79 percent in effort, including six games over 80 percent... Also graded out at 88 percent in assignment, including three games over 90 percent... Finished the season with 37.0 knockdowns, including a season-high five against Idaho State (9/7)... Best overall game of the season was at No. 18 BYU as he graded out at 84 percent, which included 94 percent in assignment and 86 percent in effort.

2013 (SO): Appeared in six games... Played in 71 snaps during the year including a season-high 33 snaps against Weber State (9/14), grading out at 79 percent... Recorded one knockdown against the Wildcats, two knockdowns at Air Force (9/7) and a season-high three knockdowns against Hawai'i (11/2).

2012 (RS-FR): Appeared in six games... Only had one missed assignment in 29 plays during the season, while tallying two knockdowns... Graded out at 100 percent in assignment, technique and effort against Texas State (11/3), while recording one knockdown... Did not allow a sack during the season.

2011 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a Utah Class 5A first-team all-state and first-team all-region selection as a prep senior at Cottonwood High School in Glendale, Utah... Participated in the U.S. Army National Combine and had the highest vertical leap of all the offensive lineman (34 inches)... Helped Cottonwood HS to an 8-4 record and a 5A quarterfinal appearance... Chosen to play in the Hawaii/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl, along with fellow USU teammate Elvis Kamana-Matagi... Also lettered in basketball and track & field at Cottonwood HS.

PERSONAL: Son of Soileti and Ana Fisilau... Graduated from Utah State in the summer of 2015 with an interdisciplinary studies degree emphasizing in health and wellness... Name is pronounced Ta-ha-knee Fee-see-lau.
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