Solomone Kafu Athlete Profile

#73 Solomone Kafu

Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 338 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008 | 2011-2014 Hometown: Rio Linda, CA Mission: New York, NY Last School: Rio Linda High School


  • Served in the New York New York Mission for the LDS Church
  • Majoring in civil engineering
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Earned first-team all-city and second-team all-conference honors as a senior
  • A Sacramento Bee second-team All-Metro selection
  • Credited with 50 tackles in 2007, including 35 solo tackles and 15 assisted tackles
  • Averaged 4.5 yards per game
  • Had two sacks on the season and was credited with two fumble recoveries
  • Recruited by UC Davis, Sacramento State, Weber State, and Utah State

2008 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Played in two games, seeing time against Idaho and New Mexico State

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in 10 games, starting eight at guard
  • Part of an offensive line that blocked for over 150 rushing yards per game including a 396-yard season best vs. Hawai'i
  • Helped passing game top 300 yards five times during the season

2013 | Junior Year

  • Played in all 13 games and started 11
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Second Team

2014 | Senior Year