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Leki Fotu Added To Utah Representation At Senior Bowl

University of Utah defensive tackle Leki Fotu during fall camp. (Photo courtesy of Utah Athletics)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Football senior defensive lineman Leki Fotu has been invited to this year’s senior bowl.

Fotu joins teammates Francis Bernard and Julian Blackmon on the senior bowl roster.

So far this season Fotu has 7 solo tackles, one sack and one forced fumble. He plays on one of the best defensive lines in the country. Utah ranks number one in rush defense allowing only 56 yards per game.

The Senior Bowl is a game compiled of the best seniors in college football played in Mobile, Alabama. The players spend a week with an NFL coaching staff.

Last season, it was Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders, as well as Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers. Jim Nagy is in charge of the Senior Bowl. He is also an ESPN NFL Draft Analyst and was an NFL scout for 18 years.

Last year, Utah had 5 representatives in the Senior Bowl, including safety Marquise Blair, punter Mitch Wishnowsky, kicker Matt Gay and linebackers Cody Barton and Chase Hansen.