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Tomasi Laulile Athlete Profile

#48 Tomasi Laulile

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-4 Weight: 285 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2013-2016 Hometown: Westlake, CA Last School: Westlake High School


  • Parents are Taufui and Mele
  • Is the youngest of five
  • Majoring in the School of Family Life and hopes to become a family therapist
  • Prior to BYU, only played two years of football

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Westlake as a senior after beginning his high school career at Palmdale (Calif.) High School
  • Earned All-Marmonte League honors and was selected to the annual postseason Canyon vs. Coast Classic all-star game that pits the top high school players from Southern California against their counterparts from Arizona
  • In 2012 totaled 52 tackles, including 35 solo takedowns, while registering 10 sacks, six quarterback hurries and one forced fumble
  • Recorded a sack in each of his team’s final six games and had multiple sacks during three outings
  • Had three sacks in the Warriors’ win over Simi Valley and recorded two sacks and 10 tackles, including a high of nine solo tackles, against Moorpark 

2013 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2014 | Freshman Year

  • Recorded the first interception of his career in the first quarter in the win over Middle Tennessee, ending the game with two solo tackles, one tackle for loss and one quarterback hurry
  • Played in all 13 games and earned letterman honors as a freshman

2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Notched his fourth straight game with at least a half tackle for loss against San Jose State, bringing his total to two on the season
  • Scooped up a USU fumble and returned it 37 yards for the score to put BYU up 24-21
  • Against Utah, had first career outing with multiple sacks, ending the game with five total tackles, two sacks and two tackles for loss
  • Had 26 total tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and three sacks during the season
  • Played in 12 games and started one
  • Lettered as a sophomore

2016 | Junior Year

  • Played in eight games, starting two
  • Had 13 total tackles and three sacks
  • Blocked a kick against Toledo
  • Notched two sacks in the win over Southern Utah
  • Forced a fumble against Utah State