December 21, 2006
Utes add impact players
Koa Misi | Linebacker
6-foot-3 260 pounds
This season marked a new beginning for Misi, who after being heavily recruited as a linebacker out of high school, decided to take a year off of football during his freshman year. However, the pull of the game was too great for Misi, and he returned to football this past season as a defensive lineman, recording 28 tackles (including 10.5 for a loss) in only seven games, while earning all conference honors.
In the end, Utah was an easy choice for Misi. "I just think that they were a good fit when I visited there. I have some family up there, so I think that it would be good for me to go to school up there. I really like the coaches. The players were really nice. Everything was good when I went down there," he said.
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