USD: Fourth-year player is projected to start for defensive unit at safety... This past year appeared in 8 games for the Toreros while earning All-PFL Second Team honors... Despite missing three games, ranked third on the team in tackles with 48 (26 solo)... Chipped in with 7 1/2 tackles for loss (-14 yards), 2 quarterback hurries, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery... Notched season-best 10 tackles against Butler... Tallied 9 stops against Dayton and 8 versus Jacksonville... In 2009, played in 10 games, making 9 starts... Registered 64 tackles, which was second-best on the team...Of the 64 tackles, 12 were tackles for a loss...Had 3.0 sacks and two fumble recoveries... Made a season-high 12 tackles, including seven solo and 1.5 for a loss, against Southern Utah (Nov. 21)... Recorded eight tackles, a sack, and a fumble recovery at Morehead State (Nov. 14) in 13-7 victory... Named to 2009 PFL Academic Honor Roll... In 2008, was named PFL Honorable Mention... Ranked 2nd on the team with 52 tackles despite missing 4 games due to injury... Totaled a game high 13 tackles and blocked a kick in the team's season opening victory over Marist...Reached double digits with 11 tackles (9 solo) in win over Butler... Snared an interception against Azusa Pacific (15-yard return)... Red-shirted in 2007.
High School: Prepped at Bellevue Senior HS where he played for Coach Butch Goncharoff... Named First Team King County 3A... Team won state championship in 2006, as well as 2004 and 2003.
Personal: Born on December 13, 1988 in Seattle, WA... Parents are Loka & Taiana Kanongataa of Bellevue, WA... Chose USD for football program, great location and strong education... Also recruited by Western Washington and Oregon State... Has two cousins that play in the NFL - Haloti Ngata (Ravens) & Fili Moala (Colts).
The USD football team, under the direction of first year head coach Dale Lindsey, will hold its annual Spring Game this coming Saturday, March 16th, at 11:00 a.m. at Torero Stadium. There will be... Read More [+]
The University of San Diego football team, under the direction of first year head coach Dale Lindsey, is hosting its 9th Annual Torero Football Golf Classic on Monday, April 29th, at the Lomas... Read More [+]
Of the 33 Toreros chosen, eight were also chosen as PFL All-Conference performers: OL Matt Peleti (Finance), S Joey York (Communication studies), LB Zach Dunaj (Accounting), OL Cody Tescher (Econom... Read More [+]
(San Diego, CA) - The USD football team, under the direction of new head football coach Dale Lindsey, will begin their spring workouts on Tuesday, February 26th, with the first of fifteen scheduled... Read More [+]
CLEVELAND -- The 54 winners of the 15th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team presented by KP Sports were announced by the FCS... Read More [+]
The University of San Diego introduced Dale Lindsey as its new head football coach at a Saturday afternoon press conference held in the Warren Hospitality Suite of the Jenny Craig Pavilion. ... Read More [+]
San Diego, Calif. - The University of San Diego will introduce Dale Lindsey as its new head football coach at a press conference to be held tomorrow, December 29th, at 2:00 p.m. (PST) in the Jenny ... Read More [+]
After leading the Toreros to three PFL conference co-championships over the past six years, USD's Ron Caragher accepted the head football coaching position at San Jose State University. Gene... Read More [+]
At the end-of-the-season USD Football Awards Banquet held today on the campus of USD, junior quarterback Mason Mills (Coronado, CA) was tabbed the team's Most Valuable Player. For the season... Read More [+]