Aggies Present Bowl Rings, Team Awards At End-Of-Season Banquet
UTAH STATE: A physical interior lineman that will provide toughness and physicality to the group... Is extremely athletic and talented, and runs well for his size... Originally signed with USU in December, 2010.
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... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... Name is pronounced Ta-ha-knee Fee-see-lau.