Friday, December 21, 2012
Boise State adds fourth mid-year signee
Mt. San Antonio College (Walnut, Calif.) defensive tackle Tutulupeatau (Deuce) Mataele signed with the Broncos, according to a release issued Thursday by Boise State's official site.
Arizona State and Brigham Young also recruited the 6-foot-3, 285-pound prospect. Mataele attended Granger High School (West Valley, Utah) prior to Mt. San Antonio.
This season, he registered 42 tackles (23 solo), 14.5 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks and 3 forced fumbles. As a freshman, Mataele posted 39 tackles (19 solo), 10 tackles for loss, 4 sacks and 2 forced fumbles.
The signings of three-star cornerback Cleshawn Page (Los Angeles/Harbor College), three-star running back Derrick Thomas (Dothan, Ala./Butler CC) and kicker Tyler Rausa (Riverside, Calif./Riverside CC) were announced Wednesday.