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#91 Breiden Fehoko Season 2019

Defensive Line
Honolulu, Hawaii
Previous School
Texas Tech
High School
Farrington HS

2019 LSU Graduate (Communication Studies)
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll 

Spent two season with the Tigers after transferring from Texas Tech … Two-year starter at Texas Tech before transferring to LSU … Sat out the 2017 season and then was part of the starting rotation on the defensive line for LSU in 2018 and 2019 … Capped his LSU career appearing in 23 games, starting 12 times … Recorded 33 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks … Versatile enough to play either inside or outside … Spent first part of last season as LSU’s nose tackle before shifting to defensive end … Tremendous upper body strength with excellent quickness for a big man … One of the LSU team leaders and a fan favorite … Gained national attention with his pre-game “Haka”, which is done with his family just as the team enters the locker room after walking down Victory Hill … It’s become so popular that huge crowds gather to watch the Fehoko’s perform this traditional war cry, which is derived from their culture … His dad, Vili, served as “Vili the Warrior” at the University of Hawaii football and men’s volleyball games for over a decade … Breiden, just a young boy, would join his dad on the field at Aloha Stadium for halftime performances … Excelled in the classroom and is active in community service projects … Named to the 2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll … Aspires to work in sports broadcasting once his football playing days are over … Graduated in December of 2019 with a degree in communication studies. 

Veteran leader on the defensive line for the Tigers … Played in 15 games with four starts in 2019 … Credited with 17 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss and half sack … Didn’t have a tackle against Oklahoma but impacted OU quarterback Jalen Hurts many times during the game … Finished with two tackles against Arkansas … Earned a tackle for loss on two tackles at Mississippi State … Credited with a PBU and two tackles against No. 7 Florida … Fourth on the team in tackles with three and also credited for a tackle for loss against Utah State … Started at Vanderbilt and finished with four tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss … Made his first start of 2019 against Northwestern State and earned a pair of tackles … Aspires to work in television and spent most of Chick-fil-A Bowl Media Day serving as a roving reporter for 

Played in eight games with starts in all eight … Missed final four games with an injury … Started at nose tackle for first six games of year before shifting to defensive end against Georgia … Played defensive end against Alabama as well … Finished year with 16 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks … Had best overall game against Southeastern Louisiana with six tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack for an 11-yard loss in win over the Lions … Had a pair of tackles in helping LSU to upset win over No. 2 Georgia. 

Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules … Dominant force on the LSU scout squad in 2017.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016 at Texas Tech)
Started in all 12 games of his sophomore season … Was at the top of the depth chart at the defensive tackle position … Joined safety Jah’Shawn Johnson as the only Red Raider defensive players to start all 12 games during the season … Started all 25 games of his Red Raider career as well … Finished with 19 tackles (10 solo), including 3.5 for a loss and a sack … Led the team with five quarterback hurries … recorded two or more tackles in seven different games … Had a quarterback hurry in season opener versus Stephen F. Austin … Posted two tackles, including one for a loss, at Arizona State … Garnered his lone sack on the season in the Big 12-opener against Kansas … Had two tackles against the Jayhawks … Notched at least two tackles over five-consecutive games to start league action … Recorded a season-high three tackles in four games: Kansas State, Oklahoma, TCU and Iowa State … Set a career high with two quarterback hurries against the Cyclones as well … Academic All-Big 12 second team honoree … Preseason candidate for the Polynesian Player of the Year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015 at Texas Tech)
Started at defensive tackle in all 13 games of his freshman season … Compiled four tackles for loss, a sack and an interception … Made first career tackle against UTEP … Found a way into the UTEP back field and stuffed the quarterback six yards behind the line of scrimmage … Added another tackle the following week at Arkansas … Recorded a career-high two tackles in loss to TCU … Matched that career high with two tackles against Baylor … Put together best performance of the season with four tackles against Iowa State … Followed with three tackles, including one for a loss at Kansas … Recorded one tackle in loss to Oklahoma … Posted first career sack at West Virginia … Later added an interception, becoming first Red Raider defensive lineman to pick off a pass since Scott Smith against Texas in 2010 … Logged first career quarterback hurry in victory over Kansas State … Recorded three tackles, including one for a loss in the win at Texas … An All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Coaches).

Five-star prospect by Scout … Four-star prospect by Rivals, 247Sports and ESPN … Member of the Rivals 250 (122) and the ESPN 300 (51) … Under Armour High School All-American … Attended The Opening Football Camp in Oregon in the summer of 2014 … Ranked as the No. 4 defensive lineman in this year’s class by Scout and the No. 24 overall prospect … Compiled 74 tackles, 16 sacks, 27 tackles for loss and six forced fumbles in 2014.

Son of Linda and Vili Fehoko … Born Oct. 15, 1996 … Has three brothers: Whitley, who played football at San Diego State, and Sam and V.J., who each played at Texas Tech … Majoring in communication studies.

Breiden Fehoko’s Career Highs
Tackles: 6 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018
Tackles for Loss: 2.5, 2x (Last: vs. Auburn, 2019)
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018

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