2008: Selected by his teammates as the Most Valuable Player on the Defensive Scout Team.
2007: Appeared in one game ... saw action in the 37-0 win over New Mexico ... did not record any tackles.
2006: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Tarrant Country Area Top 50 selection ... first-team all-district as a junior and senior ... recorded 13 sacks his senior year while placing second on Trinity in tackles ... helped key a Trinity defense that allowed just 16.6 points per game.
Personal: Parents are Vini and Fehia Niutei ... a communications major with a minor in social work.