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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