At SUU, 2009: Spent the season as a redshirt.
Personal: Graduate of Bountiful High School where he played fullback and middle linebacker for coach Larry Wall’s Braves. Earned first-team all-region, second-team all-county and honorable meniton all-state honors his senior season when he rushed for 1,200 yards and made 30 tackles. Was also a starting inside center on the Highland Rugby team, which finished as national runner-up in 2006. Parents are Sione Talia’uli and Mele Tupoutaanea Ika. Is majoring in communication.