Game kicks off at noon PT on FOX.
Nine practices in six days
Offense looks good in two-minute drills
Utes have firepower on offense, defense
Utah takes on Cal
UTAH: All-conference candidate will start at tackle.
2012-Played in all 12 games with two starts ... 21 total tackles with 3.0 tackles for loss (two sacks) ... season-high five tackles against Washington ... four tackles against Arizona.
PRIOR TO UTAH: 2011 NJCAA second-team All-American ... two-time all-conference (first-team WSFL in 2011) ... Snow College team captain ... 49 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss, two sacks and a fumble recovery in 2011 ... Snow won the Top of the Mountain Bowl in 2010 and 2011 and was the conference co-champion in 2010 ... first-team all-state in 2008 as a senior at Skyline High (Utah) and honorable mention all-state in 2007 ... all-region as a junior and senior ... 65 tackles and 10 sacks in 2008 ... Skyline team captain.
PERSONAL: Son of Tony and Tutaga Palepoi ... father played for the Samoan Rugby Team ... one of 14 children ... brother Anton Palepoi played at UNLV and had a five-year NFL career with the Seahawks, Broncos and Cardinals ... married (Delaney) with two children: Taytum and Liam ... last name is pronounced pah-lay-poy ... sociology major ... born Dec. 19, 1990.