Bearcat Insider had the opportunity to catch up with senior defensive tackle Sione Tongamoa following Bearcat practice #13. Tongamoa saw action in all but one game last season, making 18 tackles, 3.5 for a loss and three sacks. This season he’s looking forward to making a name for himself and being a big impact defensively. And he just wants to set a good example for the younger guys. Check out what he had to say:
Bearcat Insider: How do you feel camp has been going so far for the team and yourself overall?
Tongamoa: “It’s been going good, the weather is great which has been helping us a lot. Everyone is out here grinding and working hard. I feel like it is going to be a good season.”
Bearcat Insider: Going into your final season with the Bearcats, what kind of goals do you have set for yourself?
Tongamoa: “The kind of goals I have set for myself is actually being there for my team, setting good examples for the young ones, and making a name for myself.”
Bearcat Insider: Are there any games you look forward to playing this season?
Tongamoa: “I’m not going to lie, I am not really picky so I am looking forward to every single one of them. I plan to go hard every single game, no matter what.”
Bearcat Insider: How do you feel defense and yourself did during today’s scrimmage at Camp Higher Ground?
Tongamoa: “I felt like our defense played well. We’ve been working hard. We have a lot of defensive backs out there actually catching interceptions. Overall we did a good job.”