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Bernard Afutiti Athlete Profile

#90 Bernard Afutiti

Bernard Afutiti
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-1 Weight: 262 Roster Years: 2008 Hometown: Fontana, CA Last School: Mt. San Antonio College


  • Married to Crystal Purcell
  • Has a son, Zak

Before BYU

  • A four-year letterwinner at Kaiser HS in Fontana, Calif., graduating in 2005
  • Received scholarship offers out of high school from Michigan, Oregon State, Utah and USC
  • Earned All-CIF honors as a senior, junior and sophomore
  • Named the Division 8 MVP
  • Named the Coca-Cola and Old Spice Player of the Year
  • Four-year all-league recipient
  • Recruited by San Jose State, Washington, Washington State, Oregon and Oregon State

Other College

  • Helped lead Mt. SAC to a 10-3 record during the 2007 season, including a 4-0 mark in the Mission Conference
  • Advanced to the championship game of the California State junior college championships before losing to San Francisco City
  • Defeated Bakersfield in the Southern California junior college championships, 47-42
  • Ranked fourth on the Mounties' roster with 41.5 tackles on the season, including a team-leading 22 tackles for a combined loss of 91 yards
  • Credited with 8 sacks and had five QB hurries
  • Earned JUCO All-America honors
  • Named team MVP
  • Received Defensive Player of the Year honors
  • Named the California State Defensive Player of the Year

2008 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted 2008 season