Ben Tuipulotu
Linebacker 35
230 lbs.
Fort Mill, 
South Carolina
Last School
Nation Ford HS
Roster Years


  • Parents are Mo and Peter
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Brother Hank Tuipulotu is currently on the BYU football team
  • Father, Peter, played fullback at BYU from 1987-91
  • Mother, Mo Wolthuis, played basketball at BYU from 1987-91
  • Plans to major in chemical engineering
  • Served as a missionary in the Chile Osorno Mission

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Nation Ford High School
  • Helped team to be 2017 region champions for the first time in school history
  • Two-time All-Region nominatee
  • Played safety, receiver and even quarterback in high school  
  • Had 24 receptions, 259 yards and three touchdowns as a junior to go along with 63 solo tackles, two tackles for loss and two interceptions 
  • As a sophomore, posted 126 tackles, seven interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries
  • An honors graduate as well as a junior scholar
  • Coached by Michael Allen
  • Also recruited by NC State, Virgina and South Carolina


  • Osorno , Chile
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year

Freshman 2020