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Manoa Pikula Athlete Profile

#22 Manoa Pikula

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 235 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2015 Hometown: South Jordan, UT Last School: Bingham High School



Conference Honors


Career Summary

Manoa Pikula came to BYU from Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah, as the No. 8 fullback national prospect by Scout.com. As a four-year letterman, Pikula played in a total of 49 games as a linebacker and on special teams. He recorded 144 total tackles, 81 solo tackles and five sacks during his career. As a senior, Pikula was No. 6 on the team in total tackles and was one of eight BYU players to register two or more sacks. He was named to All-Independent preseason teams before his junior and senior seasons. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details.

Professional

Personal

  • Parents are Taniela and Valetihas
  • Has five siblings

Before BYU

  • Ranked No. 16 among state prospects by Rivals.com
  • Ranked as the No. 8 fullback in the nation by Scout.com
  • No. 31 Midlands prospect by SuperPrep Magazine
  • 5A All-State First Team in 2010 by Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune
  • Region 3 Defensive MVP
  • Selected to play in the U.S. Under-19 National Team
  • Helped Bingham win the 5A state title in 2009 and 2010 and Region 3 championships all three years
  • Three-year starter
  • Coached by Dave Peck