2018 NFL Draft

Taimi Tutogi, FB

School: Arizona  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Chula Vista, CA
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 246 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Veteran skill player who could play at a variety of positions in the new offense... Thirty-six games' experience as 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 UCLA victory... Started six games in 2011... Has been a key to offensive fortunes 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 yard 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 '09...
High School
Chula Vista, Calif., High School, 2009... Union-Tribune All-San Diego Section second-team honors 2008 for coach Judd Rachow... All CIF-San Diego Section first-team defense by San Diego Hall of Champions... ESPNU top 5 national fullback prospect... Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 as an RB... Mesa League Offensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Mesa League 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 r: 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...
Academic major is general studies... Son of Esperanza and Daniel Tutogi... Pronunciation: TIE-mee tuh-TOE-gee