September 22, 2018

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Michael Tuiloma

Michael Tuiloma
  • Tight end
  • Grade: Freshman
  • Height: 6′1″
  • Weight: 220 lbs
UNLV: One of a program-record eight locals to sign with UNLV in 2010 ... A two-way player in high school who will line up in the Rebel secondary ... Ranked as the No. 139 safety recruit in the nation by Scouts, Inc ... Last name is pronounced "2-WE-low-ma."

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterman at Desert Pines HS under coach Paul Bennett ... Named the Northeast League Offensive Player of the Year after hauling in 45 receptions for 817 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Added 41 tackles and recorded six interceptions on the defensive side of the ball ... Earned first team All-Northeast League honors at both wide receiver and safety ... Accounted for four touchdowns against Cheyenne HS in the 2009 opener, catching three passes for 145 and three scores while also returning an interception 15 yards for a touchdown ... Had four receptions for 114 yards and two scores against Western ... Helped Desert Pines to a 6-5 record and an appearance in the state playoffs in 2009.

PERSONAL: Eric Joseph Tuiloma was born on Sept. 7, 1991, in Seattle, WA ... The son of Faaluaina and Natiso Tuiloma ... Has three sisters and two brothers.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com
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