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Peni Maka'afi Athlete Profile

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Peni Maka'afi
Position: Running Back Height: 5-10 Weight: 238 Roster Years: 2009 Hometown: Layton, UT Last School: Northridge High School

Before BYU

  • Played running back and linebacker at Northridge High School
  • Strong runner and good blocker and pass catcher out of the backfield
  • Caught 45-yard touchdown pass vs. Davis in 2008
  • Ran for 890 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior, averaging 8.6 yards per carry
  • Also totaled more than 400 receiving yards as a junior
  • Recruited by Utah, Utah State, Oregon State, UCLA and Boise State
  • Coached by Erik Thompson

2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted 2009 season