Quickly: A two-year starter at center after transferring from Weber State... Has started 16 games in his two-year USU career... Last name is pronounced Poo-too-tow (as in how).
1999: Started five of the first six games of the year at center as he missed the Utah start due to a half-game suspension... Missed four straight games after suffering a knee injury before returning to play in the season finale... Was academic all-Big West and second-team academic all-district.
1999: Started all 11 games at center in his first year at USU... Was one of three returning starting offensive linemen along with Ben Holbrook and Mike Lindsay. Previous College: Redshirted the 1994 season at Weber State... Played all 11 games in 1995, starting the final two contests at center.
High School: Played offensive and defensive line at Granger High School... Also competed in track and wrestling.
Personal: Born July 18, 1976 in Honolulu, Hawaii... Full name is Ofisi K. Pututau, Jr... Major is anthropology... Served an LDS mission in Guam from 1994-96