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Nate Fakahafua, DL

Posted - Feb. 2, 2011 at 8:57 a.m.

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Nate Fakahafua
Defensive Line
6-3, 196, Fr.
Salt Lake City
Highland HS

2010 Utah 4A MVP as a receiver will play defensive end at Utah ... first-team all-state in 2010 and second-team all-state in 2009 ... first-team all-region in 2009 and 2010 ... led Highland High to the 2010 4A state championship, catching 10 passes for a state record 200 yards and three touchdowns in the title game (also had two sacks) ... as a senior, he had 58 receptions for 1,351 yards (96.5 yards per game) and 17 touchdowns ... two-way player totaled 62 tackles, 17.5 sacks and two interceptions in 2010 ... Highland High's team captain in football and basketball ... won four letters in football, basketball and track ... second-team all-state and first-team all-region basketball selection in 2009 ... honor roll student has a 4.0 GPA his senior year ... son of Ana Fakahafua and stepfather Leti Fonohemia ... guardians are Dave and Katherine Orchard ... has seven siblings ... brother Jake Orchard plays basketball for Westminster College in Salt Lake City ... likes Chinese food and country music ... full name is Napaa Lilo Fakahafua (pronounced fa-ka-lah-foo-a) ... born Jan. 5, 1993 in Los Angeles.


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