UNLV: A midyear junior college transfer that looks to make an immediate impact for the Rebels on the defensive line ... Listed No. 2 at one DE spot after going through his first spring practice ... Chose UNLV over San Jose State and Houston ... Name is pronounced "SEE-u-a VAH-ah-seu."
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 center at Delta State University ... Majoring in kinesiological sciences.