Junior College: Played at Snow College... Had 53 tackles and three sacks in two-year career... Named to first-team all-conference and second-team All-American.
High School: Played defensive end at Skyline High School... Totaled 62 tackles and 12 sacks... Named to all-region and all-state first-teams.
Personal: Born Dec. 9, 1990... Son of Tony and Tutanga Palepoi... Has six-month-old daughter, Taytam... Plans to major in physical education...Chose USU because of relationships with coaching staff and the positive atmosphere for his family.