Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Isaac Leatiota San Jose State 2011 NFL Prospect

#72 Isaac Leatiota
Position:Offensive Guard
Hometown:Sunnyvale, Calif.
High School:Wilcox HS
Experience:2 Letters
AT SAN JOSE STATE: Fourth season with the Spartans...Returning starter at offensive left guard...Has made 30 starts in his three seasons at San Jose State...Can play center if necessary.

2009: Started 11 of the 12 games at left guard...Gave up a chance to start in the final home game in deference so a fellow offensive lineman could start on Senior Night.

2008: Was a starter the final nine games of 2008 after missing the first two contests.

2007: One of three freshmen to start in the offensive line for San Jose State...Started 10 games including the last seven...Played in all 12 games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Highly-touted player by and a second-team all-state selection by CalHiSports in 2005...Rated #73 in the postseason West Regional rankings by and #30 in the country at the offensive guard position playing for Wilcox High School in Santa Clara, Calif. (Coach Woody Freitas)...Personally counted more than 75 “pancake” blocks in his senior season...Credited with more than 60 tackles and five quarterback sacks as a defensive lineman his senior season...Was an All-Central Coast Section pick and his league’s Defensive Most Valuable Player...Played in the 2006 North-South Shrine, Charlie Wedemeyer and Polynesian High School All-Star Games.

MORE ON ISAAC: Child development major...Birth name, “Tufova,” means “high chief” in Samoan...Became interested in football in the sixth grade...Weighing 245 pounds, considered too big to play Pop Warner Football...Cousins include Samson Satele, a center for the Oakland Raiders...
 The San Jose, Calif., native was born on December 30, 1987.

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