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Isaac Tauaefa
91  Isaac Tauaefa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Dallas, Texas

High School:
Lake Dallas

Last College:
Air Force Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 285

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Started the first five games at nose tackle before his season was ended with a knee injury at New Mexico ... accumulated four tackles and a quarterback hurry ... season-high two stops came at Houston.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Contributed three tackles with a quarterback hurry in nine games ... posted a pair of tackles for losses at Texas.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Transferred to UTEP from Air Force Prep, where he played a full season in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) ... split time at defensive end and nose guard during his stint at Air Force Prep ... three-time All-District selection and four-year varsity starter at nose guard during his time at Lake Dallas High School ... senior honors included honorable mention All-State, team defensive MVP and All-Area ... junior accolades included team defensive line MVP ... part of a pair of district title teams, going 11-2 his junior year and 9-2 his senior season ... high school coach was Mike Young ... threw the shot put and discus as a member of the Lake Dallas track and field team ... advanced to regionals in the discus his senior year ... also involved with powerlifting as a prep ... was a member of the principal's and superintendent's committees and Young Life Group his senior campaign.

PERSONAL: Full name is Isaac Daniel Tauaefa ... parents are Siolo and Chloe Tauaefa ... has two brothers and one sister ... born 10/8/89 (Honolulu, Hawaii) ... Business major.

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