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Jray Galea'i Athlete Profile

#16 Jray Galea'i

Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 196 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2009-2011 Hometown: Laie, HI Last School: Kahuku High School


  • Parents are Raymond and Mili
  • Open major

Before BYU

  • Versatile defensive back has experience playing both safety and corner back
  • Moved to corner as a senior and earned first-team All-State honors
  • Rated No. 4 overall prospect from state of Hawaii by Rivals.com and the No. 23 safety in the nation by Scout.com
  • A fierce hitter in the secondary
  • Received honorable mention all-state honors as a junior quarterback
  • Played his sophomore season at Timpview High School in Provo, Utah, as a member of the Thunderbirds 2006 4A state championship team
  • Two-sport athlete also plays on the Kahuku basketball team
  • Also recruited by Hawaii
  • Coached by Reggie Torres

2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2010 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in 12 games and garnered four solo tackles
  • Had a fumble recovery and two tackles at Utah State

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 4 games
  • Was not able to play after his sophomore season in 2011 due to medical hardship
  • Served as a student assistant coach helping the defense in 2012