November 18, 2018

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UNLV

48 Siuea Vaesau

  • Defensive Line
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 6′3″
  • Weight: 250 lbs
UNLV: A former JC transfer who looks to make a bigger impact in the Rebel defensive end rotation as a senior this fall ... Listed No. 2 at one DE spot after spring practice ... Chose UNLV over San José State and Houston ... Name is pronounced "SEE-u-a VAH-ah-sow" ... One of 18 UNLV football players who earned a spot on the 2013 Academic All-Mountain West team.

2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games after signing at midyear ... Finished with 19 total tackles, including 3.5 TFL ... Added two QB sacks for a loss of 18 yards.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played on the defensive line and at linebacker for coach Mike Darr at Diablo Valley College located in Pleasant Hill, CA ... Recorded 36 total tackles, including 6.5 quarterback sacks, for the Vikings as a sophomore en route to being named to the all-conference team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Pinole Valley HS in Pinole, CA, which is the same program that produced former Rebel DB and all-conference kick returner Deante' Purvis (2008-11) ... Was a two-year letterman for coach Steve Alameda ... Played safety, linebacker and defensive end for the Spartans.

PERSONAL: Siuea Isiah Vaesau was born May 8, 1992 in San Francisco, CA ... Son of Faifili and Faamamalu Vaesau ... Has one older brother, Peter, and two older sisters, Moriah and Novina ... Brother Peter played football at Delta State University ... Majoring in kinesiological sciences.
Next Game: Men's Basketball
UNLV

  • Date/Time: Tue., Nov. 20 at 7:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Thomas & Mack Center
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets
  • Television: AT&T SportsNet (DirecTV 684, Cox 1313)