Saw action as a primary reserve in 11 games - Posted 25 total stops this season, 13 of which were solo Recorded two tackles for a loss of three yards, in addition to two more solo and one assisted stops, during the UCLA victory - Contributed 3 solo stops in the win over Cal - Made four stops against Virginia, including two solo takedowns and a tackle-for-loss (two yards) - Recorded one sack for a loss of nine yards, contributing to three total tackles in the win over season opener Nicholls.
Served key role in Oregon's interior line rotatation, ranking eighth in stops (18) along team's first line of defense, yet provided larger presence than statistics would indicate - Started three games among his 12 appearances while recording tackles in nine of them ... Credited with a season-high four takedowns in loss to Stanford and added a pair of unassisted tackles against both Washington State as well as Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl victory - Contributed one quarterback sack at Arizona State and assisted with a second tackle-for-loss in victory at Oregon State - Accumulated three stops in win vs. Fresno State and two tackles on four other occasions.
Appeared in 14 games, totaling 22 tackles ... Had two stops in win over UCLA in Pac-12 Championship Game ... Two tackles in win vs. Oregon State ... Recorded four tackles, including three of the solo variety in loss vs. USC ... One solo tackle in victory over Stanford ... Had two tackles in back-to-back wins against Washington State and Washington ... Made four tackles, including 0.5 for a 1-yard loss in win at Colorado ... Credited with a quarterback hurry in victory over Arizona State ... Recorded single tackles in wins against Arizona and California ... Had one stop in back-to-back home wins vs. Nevada and Missouri State ... One tackle in loss against LSU.
One of two true freshmen to play in every game ... Recorded at least one tackle in six games ... Solo stop in win at Oregon State ... Had two tackles vs. Washington ... Playing time in BCS Championship Game vs. Auburn cut short due to a first-half injury ... Career-high three tackles, including first-ever tackle for loss in win vs. UCLA ... Solo tackle at Arizona State ... Took part in one tackle in win vs. Portland State ... Was in on one tackle in win at Tennessee ... Had a pass breakup in his college debut vs. New Mexico.
Played for head coach Ryan Bullett at Brighton High School of the 5A Region 4 league ... 2009 Mainland All-Stars MVP in the Hawaii/Polynesia-Mainland Bowl ... A Prepstar Magazine All-American ... 2010 Long Beach Press-Telegram "Best in the West" first-team selection ... The Bengals went 6-4 in his senior season ... 2008 all-State honorable mention ... A four-star recruit and No. 10 defensive tackle by Scout.com ... Ranked a four-star recruit and No. 8 defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com ... Member of the Rivals100 ... A four-star recruit and No. 13 defensive tackle by ESPN.com.
Parents: Okusitino and Kerem Heimuli. Family: Three brothers, two sisters. Major: General Social Science.