It's now 57 days until kickoff lets get to know--Tennessee Su'esu'e
#57, Tennesse Su'esu'e, RS Freshman, OL
Weight: 307 lbs.
High School: East High School, Salt Lake City, Utah
How'd he get to The BlueTM?
Su'esu'e, of Samoan descent, was rated a consensus three-star recruit from the major recruiting services and marked the second signee of the Harsin era, Dylan Sumner-Gardner being the first. He was considered one of the top 15 prospects in Utah by 247sports.com, the No. 22 overall recruit in the state by ESPN.com, and the No. 24 center nationally by Scout.com. All of that and he only played two years of high school football due to cardiac arrhythmia, for heaven's sake!?!?!?! With that little issue in the past, the Broncos are getting a gem. Su'esu'e chose Boise State over offers from Utah State, Weber State, and Southern Utah.
When I was a child, I always felt I had a "weird" name. So I (seriously) wanted to change it to the plainest, simplest, name I could think of. I even broached the subject with my parents. Of course they did not allow it, but the name has always stuck with me.
Hermes Conrad from Futurama?
He redshirted last year, so his highlights comprise of high school.
Anchored a juggernaut rushing attack at East High that rolled to 5,326 yards and 66 touchdowns on the ground on the way to a 13-1 record and a Utah Class 4A runner-up finish in the 2013
I was REALLY excited for this year to see Tennessee be "available" to play. Well, now he is and we have to wait and see what happens over the course of the season. With the interior set, and the tackles projected to be back, there is not much wiggle room barring there is an injury. Unless something drastic happens, it would SEEM as though the bulk of his time would be to give some of the others a break, or on special teams. In no reality would I ever want anyone to be injured. I hope everyone on the team remains at their healthiest but, if the worst were to happen, I wouldn't be as nervous as I would have been last year. The cupboard on the front line appears to be pretty stuffed. (DID YOU SEE WHAT I DID THERE?!)
So we have to wait until next year, where the team will need to replace Odhiambo and Henry (the others will be in their respective final years). Which gets interesting. With possibly Bacon, Tercek, Hampton, and Buhr along with Su'esu'e aiming to take over for Henry, the battle for the center position will be a great one to watch. Coming in at just a shade over 300 lbs, Su'esu'e will literally be no pushover for the position.
Is he on Twitter?
He does not tweet a whole lot, other than retweets. So...
Completely made up fact
Marvel had a tough time finding the correct proportions they wanted for the Hulk as seen in the Avengers movies. Then they found Su'esu'e. The rest is history.