UNLV: A talented athlete who will look to be more of a force off the edge as a junior ... Listed No. 2 at one DE spot heading into fall ... Last name is pronounced "FEE-now."
2015: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games, including starting nine ... Finished with 10 total tackles, including two TFL ... One of three midyear signees who enrolled at UNLV in January and took part in spring practice with the Rebels.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played one season at Los Angeles Valley College ... Appeared in seven games for the Monarchs and recorded 16 total tackles as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Cathedral HS in Los Angeles, CA ... Earned one letter under coach Kevin Pearson ... Played defensive end and also saw time at linebacker for the Phantoms ... Earned second team all-league honors as a senior.
PERSONAL: Mark Finau was born Aug. 7, 1996, in Inglewood, CA ... The son of Vili and Sofia Finau ... Has one brother, Josh, and two sisters, Manvna'a and Ahilupi ... Majoring in criminal justice.