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Tonga allows his play do the talking.
"When the big fellas are in and drawing double teams," Benson said, "it means that Pita is single-blocked, and he should never be blocked by a single blocker."
Year » Senior
School » Highland
Position » Defensive, offensive lines
College commit » Utah
It’s a rarity.
"It’s kind of like a mini-me," Mone said.
While his position at the next level remains up in the air — Benson said he could envision Tonga getting up to as much as 295 pounds and remaining lean and athletic and playing anywhere on the Utah line — Tonga’s immediate and far away future includes a spot on the defensive line, waiting for a snap to destroy a play.
"There’s something special about the line," Tonga said. "All my family members play defensive positions, so defense is something that’s been ingrained in me."
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