REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016) - Set a career high in the opener against Cal Poly (9/2) with six tackles … Finished the season with a total of 24 tackles, including 2.5 for loss … also logged a quarterback hurry and a pass deflection … Started in six of the 11 games he played in this season … Letter winner.
FRESHMAN (2015) - Did not see action … Redshirted … Was named Nevada’s defensive scout team player of the week after Nevada’s win over Buffalo … Member of Nevada’s 2015 Arizona Bowl victory team.
HIGH SCHOOL - Graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah ... Was a three-year letter winner in football under head coach Brandon Matich ... Helped the Leopards claim four straight conference championships ... Posted 50 tackles and six sacks in 2014, earning East High's team MVP award ... Finished his high school career with 121 total tackles, 11.5 sacks and two interceptions ... Also participated in band and student government.
PERSONAL - Born Hausia Toafa Sekona on Jan. 6, 1997 ... Son of Kuliloa and Teliana Sekona ... Has three older sisters ... Has three relatives that played in the NFL, including the Baltimore Raven's Haloti Ngata ... Pre-business major ... Chose to attend Nevada because of the family atmosphere ... Also shown interest from Utah, Utah State and Weber State ... Favorite hobby is rugby ... Sports hero is John Stockton.