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Fono Vakalahi Athlete Profile

#65 Fono Vakalahi

Fono Vakalahi
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-3 Weight: 339 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2009 Hometown: Bryan, TX Last School: Bryan High School

Personal

  • Parents are Sione and Lusimoni
  • Served in the Washington, D.C. Mission for the LDS Church
  • One of seven children

Before BYU

  • A physically dominating presence who has played multiple positions on the offensive line
  • Moved from left tackle to center for his senior season
  • Rated No. 20 center prospect in the nation by Rivals.com
  • Also recruited by Baylor, Arizona State, Virginia Tech, Hawaii and Texas A&M
  • Coached by Bob Bellard


2009 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a true freshman
  • Saw action in four games
  • Played for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 17 nationally in passing per game (281.46) and No. 21 in total offense (427.15)
  • Part of a unit that averaged only 1.77 sacks per game
  • Vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU lead the nation with a 55.62 third-down conversion percentage on the season