3-star LB Viliami Tausinga commits to BYU (Class of 2018)

East High School’s 3-star linebacker Viliami Tausinga made a verbal commitment today to play with the Cougars (Class of 2018).

Tausinga preps at East High School (SLC, Utah), where as a senior he had a whopping 150 total tackles (114 solo) for 10.7 tackles per game.  He also had three interceptions, with one of those returned for a TD, and eight sacks.

Tausinga is rated 3-stars by 247 Sports/Scout, 2-stars by Rivals, and is not yet rated by ESPN. He holds scholarship offers from Boise State, BYU, Dixie State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Minnesota, Nevada, Oregon State, San Diego State, Southern Utah, UNLV, and Utah State.  He has also seen recruiting interest from Cal, Notre Dame, Utah, and Washington.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah High School: East
Class: 2018 HT/WT: 6’2”, 220 lbs.
Position: Linebacker 40 time: 4.68
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat:
Twitter: @ViliamiTausinga Vertical:
Offer date: October, 2017 Commit date: January 21, 2018

[usrlist Rivals:2 Scout:3 ESPN:2 avg=”true”]

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