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NMSU Football BIO
92 Walton Taumoepeau

2011 (Junior): Taumoepeau played in 12 games for the Aggies in 2011 at the defensive tackle position, staring seven of the Aggies' final nine games of the season. He recorded 25 tackles, nine solo efforts, three sacks, 4.5 tackles for a loss, two forced fumbles and two pass break ups. Against UTEP (Sept. 17), Taumoepeau recorded two tackles. In the Aggies' win over Idaho (Oct. 15), Taumoepeau collected three tackles and his first career sack. He forced his first career fumble at Georgia (Nov. 5) to go along with a career high four tackles against the Bulldogs. Taumoepeau posted three tackles at San Jose State (Sept. 24) in first career start.

Cerritos College: As a sophomore, Taumoepeau helped his team to a 9-4 overall recorded while tallying 23 tackles on the season, with one sack, two tackles for a loss, five quarterback hurries and a pass break up. Taumoepeau also helped his team to the Southern California Championship game. As a freshman Taumoepeau, posted 22 tackles on the year, with a season-high five stops and two tackles for loss against Ventura College. He also had three tackles against both Mt. San Antonio College and El Camino College.

High School: Taumoepeau played football his junior season and then competed in track and field as a senior.

Personal: Taumoepeau is the son of Meleseini Taumoepeau.

Position: Defenive Line
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 300
Year: Senior
City/State: Buena Park, Calif.
High School: Buena Park HS
Other College: Cerritos College
Experience: Transfer

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