Nevada 2013: Will compete for playing time in the secondary and on special teams. 2012: Did not see action as a redshirt freshman. 2011: Joined Nevada as a true freshman and redshirt his first season in the program.
High School A graduate of Ewa Beach High School in Hawai`i ... Earned all-state honors and was named first-team All-Red West Conference ... Was a three-year letterwinner ... Was part of a conference championship team in 2008.
Personal Born Lopisoni Graham John Mailei on Oct. 29, 1993 ... Son of Mapuana and Filipe Mailei ... Has three younger sisters and two younger brothers ... Goes by "Soni" ... Cousin Marcus Mailei played in the NFL with New Orleans ... Cousin Andrew Mailai plays rugby in Japan ... Cousin Francis Maka played football at Hawai`i ... Majoring in business ... Had recruiting interest from Hawai`i and Colorado but came to Nevada because of the academics and he has family in the area.