Kai Nacua Athlete Profile

#12 Kai Nacua

Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-2 Weight: 213 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2013-2015 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Liberty High School


  • Also lettered in basketball and volleyball

Before BYU

  • Recruited by SDSU, UNR and UNLV
  • Helped his team to an 11-2 record his senior season

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Played in eight games and tallied 11 tackles

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Reached a career high in tackles with seven and recorded his first career interception with 3:15 left in the game on UCF’s drive in BYU territory
  • Recorded his second interception of the season in the second quarter, returning it 32 yards in the win over UNLV
  • Recorded a season-high 14 tackles in the win at Cal, including 1.5 tackles for loss
  • Recorded 40 tackles on the season, 3.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions and three pass breakups
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore