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Kesni Tausinga Athlete Profile

#94 Kesni Tausinga

Kesni Tausinga
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-1 Weight: 300 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2014-2017 Hometown: South Jordan, UT Mission: Suva, Fiji Last School: Bingham High School


  • Loves burritos
  • Played the violin and viola for five years
  • Sports hero is Haloti Ngata

Before BYU

  • Most Valuable Athlete 2010-11
  • Four time region champ
  • Three time All-Region First Team
  • Won state championship twice
  • First Team All-State
  • Three time All-American wrestler
  • Two time state champ in wrestling

2014 | Freshman Year

  • Pitched in with a half sack against Savannah State
  • Played in two games

2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Had two tackles against Michigan
  • Registered two tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss in the win over Fresno State
  • Played in 11 games and earned letterman honors as a sophomore

2016 | Junior Year

  • Played in 12 games and started the final four games
  • Totaled 16 tackles
  • Batted down passes against UCLA and Utah State
  • Had a career-high three tackles at Boise State