Simote Vea Athlete Profile

#93 Simote Vea

Position: Defensive Line Height: 5-11 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Hau'ula, HI Last School: BYU-Hawaii


Son of Tapiaka and Bonnie ... sister Roseanne and Ane played volleyball at BYU-Hawaii ... served an LDS mission to Puebla, Mexico ... speaks Spanish ... Eagle scout ... majoring in economics

Before BYU

Prepped at Kahuku High ... attended BYU-Hawaii in 2008

2009 | Redshirt Year

Valuable member of the scout team

2010 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... played in five games, totaling one tackle on the season at No. 4 TCU

2011 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors ... played in all 13 games on special teams and the defensive line ... had five tackles, two TFL, one sack and one quarterback hurry on the year ... had two tackles, including a sack, vs. New Mexico State

2012 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Played in nine games
  • Had four solo tackles and one fumble recover on the year