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Tom Tuipulotu Athlete Profile

#46 Tom Tuipulotu

Position: Running Back Height: 5-10 Weight: 199 Roster Years: 1983-1987 Hometown: San Mateo, CA


Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Soakimi Tuipulotu...recruited by Oklahoma, Washington, California, San Diego State, Boise State and Hawai'i...majoring in business education.

Before BYU

Named to the San Mateo County All-Star team in '83...all-league in '82 and '83...selected Honorable Mention All-Bay Area in '83...also lettered in track at San Mateo High...coached by Buzz Williams.

1983 | Freshman Year

Leading rusher for jayvee...averaged 5.98 yards per carry and scored five touchdowns...saw limited varsity action.

1984 | Redshirt Year


1985 | Sophomore Year

Second-leading rusher on the team with 587 yards...averaged a team-leading 6.52 yards per carry...had three touchdowns.

1986 | Junior Year

Injured a knee during a spring scrimmage and missed the entire season.