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Monday, February 21, 2011
William Falakiseni Norfolk State University
#52 William FalakiseniPosition:OL Height:6-2 Weight:315 Class:Senior Hometown:Tonga Previous School:College of the Siskiyous
2009 (Junior)First-team All-MEAC pick and SBN Sports Black College All-American in his first season at NSU…started all 12 games…played 623 snaps, second-most on the team…graded out at over 80 percent on his assignments five times…earned a 98 percent grade at Delaware State…scored the team’s highest grade against both DSU and Howard (89 percent)…helped the Spartans rank third in the MEAC in both scoring and total offense.
At COSHonorable mention all-conference as a freshman and sophomore…named to the JC Grid-Wire and JCFootball.Com Academic Honor Roll his sophomore year…also served as a team captain that season…received his associate’s degree in general education.
High SchoolPlayed two seasons at Tafuna High School…was a second-team all-star selection as a senior…helped team win the island championship his junior season.
PersonalWilliam Tonga Falakiseni was born on December 16, 1989…son of Netane and Siu Falakiseni…majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a focus in building construction.