Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#31 Taimi Tutogi
Position: H-Back/RB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 250
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chula Vista, Calif.
Experience: 2 Letters

At Arizona: Veteran skill player who could play at a variety of positions in the new offense ... Thirty-six games of experience as an H-back, tight end, fullback and tailback ... Career-best four receptions for 40 yards and a score against USC in 2011 ... Season-high seven carries for 32 yards and two scores in the UCLA victory ... Started six games in 2011 ... A key to the offense as a big blocking back ... Started five games among 12 played in 2010 ... Rushed once for a loss of a yard at Stanford, caught five passes for 63 markers ... Season-best two catches for 34 yards at WSU, with career-long 25-yarder ... Played H-back in 12 games as a true freshman in 2009 ... Carried 11 times as a tailback for 50 yards and a score against Washington State, his only carries of the year, otherwise was blocking for other guys or in pass-protection duty ... Caught one pass for one yard against Oregon as the motion-back ... One of four true freshmen to play for Arizona in 2009.

High School: Union-Tribune All-San Diego Section Second-Team honors in 2008 for head coach Judd Rachow ... All CIF-San Diego Section First-Team Defense by San Diego Hall of Champions ... ESPNU Top-Five national fullback prospect ... Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 as an RB ... Mesa League Offensive Player of the Year and All-Mesa League First-Team Offense by SDHOC ... PrepStar All-West running back ... Had 95 rushes for 490 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2008, plus 65 tackles and 11 sacks, 26-404 receiving ... As a junior, he had 467 yards on 72 carries for a team-high 6.5 yards-per-carry average ... His nine rushing touchdowns tied for the team lead, plus he had 18 catches for 350 yards and six TDs.

Personal: Son of Esperanza and Daniel Tutogi ... Majoring in general studies with a focus on social behavior and human understanding.

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