Walter Kahaiali'i Athlete Profile

#71 Walter Kahaiali'i

Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-3 Weight: 325 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2006-2007 | 2010-2011 Hometown: Lahaina, HI Last School: Kamehameha-Maui High School

Personal

Parents are Rosanamaria and Motu Leita Maile ... served in the Australia Melbourne Mission for the LDS Church ... majoring in exercise and wellness ... recruited by Weber State, UNLV, Oregon and San Diego State.

Before BYU

Played offensive line in high school ... projected to play offensive line at BYU ... named third-team all-state ... earned first-team All-Maui Interscholastic League honors ... helped lead team to Maui Interscholastic League Division Title his senior year.

2007 | Freshman Year

Saw action in 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... backed up first-team All-MWC left guard Ray Feinga.

2010 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... played in 8 games ... helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 42 nationally averaging 168.1 rushing yards per game ... helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 34 nationally with 283 first downs ... helped BYU rank No. 4 in MWC (No. 1 in MWC games) and No. 21 nationally with 46.2 third-down conversion percentage, including a 12-of-13 (.923) day against CSU ... helped BYU rank No. 2 in MWC and No. 15 nationally with 88.0 red zone percentage ... helped BYU achieve seven 200-yard rushing games this season, the most for BYU since 2001, including an average of 198.5 yards in eight MWC games ... helped BYU hold opponents to zero sacks in four games and two or fewer in 11 games

2011 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... played in all 13 games ... played on offensive line, blocked for punts and field goals ... helped BYU rank No. 5 in third-down conversions (51.31 percent) ... part of offensive line that blocked for 160.31 rushing yards per game and five games over 200 yards ... offensive line No. 9 in tackles for loss allowed per game (4.31) and No. 24 in total sacks allowed (17.0) ... part of a offensive line that allowed zero sacks in five games and two or fewer in 10 games