Alden Tofa
Defensive Line 51
Ht/Wt
6'
4"
|
277 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
West Jordan, 
Utah
Last School
West Jordan High School
Roster Years
2017-2022


BYU Highlights

  • 2021
    • Played in seven games
    • Career-best season with seven tackles (two solo, one for loss) and three sacks
  • 2020
    • Played in 10 of 12 games
    • Recorded eight tackles (three solo, five assist)
    • Posted a season-high three tackles in a 48-7 win over Troy
  • 2019
    • Played in 10 games
    • Had four tackles
    • Scout team player of the week against Idaho State
  • 2018
    • Played in eight games
    • Tallied first career fumble recovery against McNeese State

Personal

  • Major: Exercise & Wellness
  • Parents are Mele and Samuela
  • Has two siblings
  • Wife's name is Sadie, married in 2021
  • Fluent in Samoan

Before BYU

  • Prepped at West Jordan High School 
  • Deseret News Region 3 First-Team honoree and defensive MVP  
  • Posted 161 career tackles at West Jordan 
  • Played in the Polynesian Bowl  
  • Coached by Mike Meifu  
  • Also played rugby and was on the honor roll at West Jordan
  • Also recruited by Stanford, USC, UCLA, Utah, Oregon, Colorado, Oregon State, Washington State, Arizona, Arizona State, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Notre Dame. 
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

  • Played in eight games
  • Tallied first career fumble recovery against McNeese State
  • Tallied first career solo tackle against Utah State
Sophmore Year 2019

  • Played in 10 games
  • Had four tackles
  • Posted one tackle for loss at Utah State
  • Scout team player of the week against Idaho State
Junior Year 2021

  • Played in seven games.
  • Career-best season with seven tackles (two solo, one for loss) and three sacks.
  • Registered 1.5 sacks vs. Virginia and Idaho State.
Senior Year 2022

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • A member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year

Junior 2020

  • Played in 10 of 12 games
  • Recorded eight tackles (three solo, five assist)
  • Posted a season-high three tackles in a 48-7 win over Troy