BIO: Three-year starter at fullback who saw extensive action at linebacker as a freshman. Broke his leg during the third game of his senior campaign and finished the year with 5/62 on the ground. All-Conference selection as a junior after 29/87/2 carrying the ball with 11/132 as a pass catcher. Pleaded guilty to malicious mischief in April 2003 after breaking several car windows while under the influence.
POSITIVES: Nice-sized fullback with possibilities as a triple-threat player. Quick off the snap, blocks with leverage and strong at the point of attack. Displays good blocking vision, has a nasty attitude and always looking for someone to hit. Jolts opponents at the point and finishes blocks. Solid receiver out of the backfield and does a good job carrying the ball.
NEGATIVES: Must concentrate and play under control for 60 minutes. Marginally productive handling the ball in college.
ANALYSIS: One of the better lead blockers in this draft, Tuiasosopo offers a good degree of upside potential for the next level. Must remain healthy and keep himself focused on the task at hand yet could be a very productive player at the next level for a long time to come.