The tight ends had a big night in the Rebels' first scrimmage of #CampRebel.
UNLV: An athletic tight end from the Bay Area who looks to earn his first playing time this fall ... Last name is pronounced “fow-OH-low.”
2016: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Freedom HS where he was a two-year letterwinner under coach Kevin Hartwig ... Rated a three star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports ... Ranked the No. 72 TE prospect in the nation by 247Sports … Earned first team all-league honors and was named to the San Francisco Chronicle’s All-Metro Second Team as a senior ... Posted 46 receptions for 768 yards and seven touchdowns ... Also played on the defensive line and at linebacker and registered 42 tackles, including five sacks, and collected an interception ... Helped lead the Falcons to a 7-5 record as both a junior and senior ... Earned second team all-league honors as junior ... Also a two-year letterwinner on the basketball team.
PERSONAL: Giovanni Anthony Fauolo was born in Oakley, CA ... The son of Taisia and Lucy Fauolo ... Has three older brothers: Bryan Wortham, Buddha Fauolo and Taisia Fauolo; and one younger brother: Armani Fauolo ... Cousin Ina Liaina was a running back at San Jose State (2008-12) and then a member of the Green Bay Packers … Majoring in business.