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Va'a Niumatalolo Athlete Profile

#35 Va'a Niumatalolo

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-2 Weight: 235 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2011 | 2014-2017 Hometown: Annapolis, MD Mission: St. George, UT Last School: Broadneck HS


  • Father, Ken, is head coach of the Navy football team
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Helped Broadneck High School to 10-3 record and No. 13 ranking in Maryland
  • Coached by Jeff Herrick

2011 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team

2014 | Freshman Year

  • Had his first-career forced fumble in the Miami Beach Bowl against Memphis

2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Notched his first career sack against Wagner and tallied his first tackles of the season with two
  • Played in three games
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore

2016 | Junior Year

  • Played in four games
  • Had one tackle against UMass