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Aveni Leung-Wai Athlete Profile

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Aveni Leung-Wai
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 227 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2011 Hometown: Aiea, HI Last School: Grossmont Junior College


  • Son of Aveni and Claudette
  • Married to wife Sydney
  • Served an LDS Church mission to Rochester, New York
  • Speaks Samoan
  • Majoring in global studies
  • Also recruited by Oregon, Oregon State, USC, Louisville, Arizona State, Utah, Washington and Minnesota

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Aiea High School in Oahu
  • Coached by Wendell Say
  • Selected to play in the 2004 East-West Goodwill Classing All-Star game
  • All-conference and all-state selection

Other College

  • All-Foothill Conference first-team linebacker
  • Helped lead the Griffins to the California junior college state championship as a freshman
  • First-team all-conference
  • Defensive player of the year

2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Started twice and played in nine games
  • Recorded nine tackles, including four at Florida State

2011 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in four games
  • Totaled four tackles on the year
  • Had two solo tackles vs. Idaho State