UTAH STATE: A strong defensive end that possesses great speed and quickness... Has good pass rushing ability and can hold point.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Earned California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) all-Mid-Empire Conference first-team honors in the Northern California Football Association (NCFA) at defensive end as a freshman at Diablo Valley Community College in Pleasant Hill, Calif., as he recorded 62 total tackles, 27.0 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks, one interception and one forced fumble... Ranked second in the Mid-Empire Conference in sacks... Helped Diablo Valley CC rank first in the state of California allowing just 47.8 rushing yards and 222.9 total yards per game during the 2013 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) all-East Bay third-team honors as a prep senior at Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, Calif.
PERSONAL: Son of Paula and Tila Taufa... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Nicaragua from 2010-12... Undeclared on a college major... Name is pronounced See-oo-wah Tau-fah.