BYU Football Profile: Tevita Mo’unga (Class of 2015)

mounga_tevita_ls1Tevita Mo’unga is a 6’1” 330 pound defensive tackle BYU football commit from Vista Murrieta (CA) High School (Class of 2015). He is projected as the #3 DT as a true freshman for the 2015 season. Mo’unga announced his commitment last September via twitter:

Mo’unga prepped at vista Murrieta High School, where as a senior he recorded 64 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 14 quarterback hurries, and one forced fumble. He also threw the shot put and discus for the track team and was teammates with current BYU cougar Tyler Cook.

2013 14 21 19 40 4 0.5 3 2 1
2014 14 29 35 64 7.5 2 14 1 0
Total 28 50 54 105 11.5 2.5 17 3 1

mounga_tevita_por2Mo’unga was rated 3-stars by Rivals, Scout, and ESPN (grade of 76). Scout listed him as the No. 11 defensive tackle in the west and No. 8 in California. Mo’unga held scholarship offers from Arizona, BYU, Colorado, Utah, Washington, and Washington State. He was also recruited by Vanderbilt. Mo’unga committed to the Cougars on September 24, 2014.

Hometown: Murrieta, California High School: Vista Murrieta
Last Team: Vista Murrieta HT/WT: 6’1”, 330 lbs.
Position: Defensive Tackle 40 time: 5.6
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat:
Twitter: @mounga50 Vertical: 23.5 inches
[usrlist Rivals:3 Scout:3 ESPN:3 avg=”true”] Offers: Arizona, BYU, Colorado, Utah, Washington, Washington State

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