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Vic So'oto Athlete Profile

#37 Vic So'oto

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-3 Weight: 261 Roster Years: 2005-2010 Hometown: Carlsbad, CA Last School: Carlsbad High School

Conference Honors

  • 2010 All-MWC First Team
  • 2010 Phil Steele All-MWC Second Team


Signed free agent deal with the Green Bay Packers in 2011


  • Parents are Vitale and Sili So'oto
  • Recruited by USC, UCLA, Stanford, California, Oregon, Oregon State, Arizona, Arizona State, Nevada, Washington, San Diego State, Colorado, UNLV, Wyoming, Utah, Nebraska, UTEP, Oklahoma, Michigan, Florida State and Duke
  • Full name is Vitale Ta'aga Magauli So'oto
  • Married to wife Ashley

Before BYU

  • San Diego Union Tribune first-team All-San Diego linebacker as a senior
  • Earned first-team All-CIF honors as a tight end
  • Team MVP
  • Earned All-Avocado League first-team honors
  • First-team All-North County selection
  • Ranked as a top-15 high school tight end by one national recruiting service
  • Recorded 80 tackles and three forced fumbles as a linebacker during his senior season
  • Posted 18 receptions for 400 yards and two touchdowns as a senior tight end
  • Three-year letterwinner at Carlsbad HS
  • Scholar-athlete
  • Also lettered in volleyball                                                                                                                                


Unassisted Tackles: 4 vs. TCU, 2010
Assisted Tackles: 8 vs. Air Force, 2010
Total Tackles: 11 vs. Air Force, 2010
TFL: 4.0 vs. Wyoming, 2010
Interceptions: 1 vs. Nevada, 2010
Sacks: 1, six times

2005 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 11 games during the season
  • Started one game
  • Saw action on special teams and at tight end

2006 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted the 2006 season

2007 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Saw action in all 13 games at both tight end and on special teams
  • Credited with 12 receptions for 124 yards
  • Had a season-high two receptions for 33 yards in the Cougars' season-opening victory against Arizona
  • Averaged over 10 yards per reception

2008 | Medical Redshirt Year

  • Played in two games and had five tackles, a quarterback hurry and forced a fumble before suffering a season-ending injury

2009 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Saw action in 10 games
  • Totaled 10 tackles on the season as a member of the defensive line
  • Had four tackles for loss, including on sack against Colorado State
  • Career-high two tackles for loss at Tulane

2010 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Started in all 13 games at defensive end
  • All-MWC First Team
  • Phil Steele All-MWC Second Team
  • Totaled 45 tackles
  • Led the team with 11.5 TFL while finishing first on the team with five sacks and eight quarterback hurries
  • Had one interception, one pass breakup and one forced fumble
  • Notched a career high 11 tackles at Air Force
  • Had career highs of four solo tackles, four TFL, two quarterback hurries and a fumble forced against Wyoming