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Travis Tuiloma Athlete Profile

#91 Travis Tuiloma

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 301 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2011 | 2014-2016 Hometown: Topeka, KS Mission: Apia, Samoa Last School: Washburn Rural High School


  • Born in Los Angeles
  • Parents are Alofatunoa and Isaia 
  • Speaks Samoan 
  • LDS mission to Western Samoa (2012-14)
  • Loves being classy 
  • Also recruited by Kansas and Kansas State

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Washburn Rural High 
  • Consensus First-Team All-State selection 
  • Earned Class 6A All-State honors from the Football Coaches Association as an offensive lineman
  • Rated the No. 13 recruit out of Kansas according to 
  • Received prestigious selection to the 2010 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game 
  • Team captain 
  • First-team all-city, first-team all-league, first-team all-state defense, First-Team All-State 6A Coaches' Association selection
  • Also lettered and qualified for state in wrestling twice
  • Coached by Derick Hammes

2010 | Redshirt Year

  • Contributed to the scout team

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Totaled 12 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss on the year 
  • Recorded four tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Utah 
  • Had two tackles vs. TCU and two vs. Idaho 
  • Posted a tackle for loss vs. Idaho State 
  • Part of defensive unit that finished the season ranked No. 14 in total defense (312.9 yards per game, No. 19 in rushing defense (112.08 ypg) and No. 22 scoring defense (20.4 points per game)

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Tallied career highs of five total tackles and three tackles for loss against UCF
  • Played in all 13 games on the season recording 27 total tackles and six tackles for loss
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Second Team

2015 | Junior Year

  • Earned Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team
  • Named to Outland Trophy Watch List
  • Selected to the Nagurski Trophy Watch List
  • Notched his first and second career sacks against Cincinnati
  • Had career highs in total tackles (9) and solo stops (5) against Utah State while bringing his sack total to 2.5 on the season
  • Played in nine games and started eight
  • Lettered as a junior

2016 | Senior Year