Teu Kautai Athlete Profile

#25 Teu Kautai

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 228 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2011-2015 Hometown: Arlington, TX Mission: San Jose, CA Last School: The Oakridge School


  • Served in the California San Jose Mission for the LDS Church

Before BYU

  • An all-around athlete who played quarterback, safety and linebacker at The Oakridge School in Arlington, Texas
  • High school teammate of Ross Apo
  • A team captain with outstanding leadership abilities
  • Led the offensive unit at quarterback with dual-threat agility as a passer and runner
  • An aggressive defender who runs well and has great athleticism
  • Helped The Oakridge School achieve a 9-2 record in 2009
  • Coached by Phillip Farhat

2012 | Freshman Year

  • Played in two games

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded three tackles and .5 tackles for loss against Utah State
  • Played in three games

2014 | Junior Year

  • Registered three sacks, three tackles, three tackles for loss and one forced fumble in the win over Middle Tennessee
  • Became the fifth BYU player with three sacks in a game since the NCAA began tracking official defensive statistics in 2000
  • Named Honorable Mention Linebacker of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards (11/3) 
  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in all 13 games, starting one
  • Recorded a season-high five tackles against Houston

2015 | Senior Year

  • Recorded a season-high five total tackles against UConn
  • Notched four total tackles with a half tackle for loss and one pass breakup against Utah State
  • Played in 11 games, starting two
  • Lettered as a senior