Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#77 Lene Maiava
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 301
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Fagatogo, American Samoa
High School: Tafuna HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2015: Started all 13 games at right tackle on one of the Pac-12’s best offensive units … Helped pave the way for 222.0 yards per game on the ground, which was third in the conference and 23rd nationally … Wildcats’ total offense of 494.9 yards per game was third in the league, while the 37.4 points per game was third-highest in school history … Arizona boasted three 600-yard rushers in the same season for the first time in school history.

2014: Played in all 14 games as a member of the offensive line and on special teams … Started five games at right and left guard … Member of the offensive line that blocked for the Wildcats to average 463.6 yards of offense per game and 34.5 points per game … Running back Nick Wilson (1,375 yards) and quarterback Anu Solomon (3,793 yards) set school freshman records in their respective categories.

2013: Played in 11 games and earned two starts at right tackle (at Washington) and right guard (at USC) … Member of the offensive line that allowed for Ka’Deem Carey to rush for 1,885 yards and 19 touchdowns … Group led Arizona to average 264.9 rushing yards per game and allowed just 1.31 sacks per game, both figures ranked second in the Pac-12 … Additionally, B.J. Denker threw for 2,516 yards and 16 scores … Arizona’s offense averaged 33.5 points per game, totaled 311 first downs and averaged 458.5 yards of offense per game.

2012: Played in the first four games before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

2011: Redshirted his true freshman year.

High School: Selected for the Polynesian All-America Bowl in January 2011 … One of the island’s top linemen, Maiava played both ways for the Warriors.

Personal: Majoring in arts, media and entertainment.