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Eric Tuiloma-Vaa
Eric Tuiloma-Vaa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, NV

High School:
Desert Pines HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 215

Position:
LB

Experience:
4L


10/19/2013

UNLV Football vs. Fresno State

UNLV Football vs. Fresno State

UNLV: A former safety who is now playing at linebacker and will look for time in the rotation as a senior this fall ... One of a program-record eight locals to sign with UNLV in 2010 ... Last name is pronounced "2-WE-low-ma-VAH-ah."

2012: Played in all 13 games at linebacker and on special teams ... Totaled eight tackles, including one for-loss ... Recorded his second career blocked kick when he got to a punt at Colorado State in Game 11.

2011: Played in nine games and totaled 10 tackles.

2010: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Started the final five games of the season ... Ranked sixth on squad with 48 total tackles, including 1.5 for loss ... Blocked a kick vs. Colorado State ... Was Ranked as the No. 139 safety recruit in the nation by Scouts, Inc.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Desert Pines HS ... A three-year letterman 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 yards 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-Va'a was born Sept. 7, 1991, in Seattle, WA ... The son of Natiso and Fa'aluaina Va'a ... Has three sisters and two brothers ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.


TUILOMA-VA'A'S DEFENSIVE STATS
YEAR	GP-GS	UT	AT	TOT	TFL	INT	FF	FR	BLK
2012	13-0	3	5	8	1.0-1	0-0	0	0-0	1
2011	9-0	6	4	10	1.0-2	0-0	0	0-0	0
2010	13-5	26	22	48	1.5-3	0-0	0	0-0	1
TOTAL	35-5	35	31	66	3.5-6	0-0	0	0-0	2
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