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Moa Peaua Athlete Profile

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Moa Peaua
Position: Fullback Height: 6-0 Weight: 292 Roster Years: 1998 | 2001-2004 Hometown: Reno, NV Last School: McQueen High School


Parents are Mani and Alisi Peaua ... served a Church mission to New York, N.Y. ... a recipient of the Eagle Scout award ... recruited by Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, Hawaii, Tennessee, UNLV, Nevada, USC and Fresno State.


In 2001: Squadman

In 1998: Redshirted

Before BYU

Lettered three times in football and once each in basketball, baseball, track and wrestling at McQueen High School ... led team to the state championship with an 11-0 record... named the Nevada Gatorade MVP ... two-time defensive player of the year ... three-time all-metro and all-division.

1998 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted prior to serving a Church mission in New York.

2001 | Freshman Year

Contributed as a member of the practice squad.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Competed in just one game before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

2003 | Junior Year

Saw limited action in spring drills due to injury ... competed in two JV games during the season.

2004 | Senior Year

Earned letterman honors ... saw action in 10 of the Cougars' 11 games ... credited with one tackle (vs. Boise State) following a turnover ... participated in spring drills ... moved from defensive line to fullback ... had one reception for 26 yards in the annual Blue-White game.