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Temana Paongo Athlete Profile

#95 Temana Paongo

Temana Paongo
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-1 Weight: 290 Roster Years: 2006 Hometown: Haateio Last School: Liahona High School


Born in Waikato, New Zealand ... youngest of eight children (five girls and thre boys) ... brother Hala is a senior defensive lineman for the Cougars ... parents are Marie and Sosaia Paongo ... two older brothers have greaduated from BYU, including Hala ... served a Church mission in Accra, Ghana ... participating in his first year of football ... transferred to BYU from BYU Hawaii.

Before BYU

Did not play football in high school ... played rugby throughout high school.