Looking for comfort

Last summer, amidst all the hustle and bustle of the recruitment process, Xavier Su'a-Filo promised himself that he would not look past his senior season at Timpview. Coming off of back-to-back championships, the T-Birds had their eyes set on the three-peat. On Nov. 21, Timpview got their shot.

When they topped Cottonwood 34-28, Su'a-Filo reaped the rewards of all his hard work paying off.

 

"Xavier had a huge game for us," said Timpview head coach Louis Wong. "We even put him in on a few defensive series when things got tight. By the second half he was playing both sides of the ball the entire way, which we never do. He came up with some hurries and tackles for a loss that really helped us out."

 

Ironically, Su'a-Filo's biggest play came neither on offense nor defense.


"He blocked the punt that set us up to take control and win the game," Wong said. "His progressions have just been amazing. At the tackle spot he has really stepped it up. He is coming around the corner now and locking people up like he never had before. He runs them over, and that is the best way to describe how he plays."

 

Currently the nation's No. 7 ranked offensive tackle, Su'a-Filo has been at the forefront of the national recruiting scene all season.

 

Wong points to last year's title game as the point in which the 4-star prospect made the leap to the top of the charts.

 

"That game really put him on the map," Wong said. "People saw his ability to pull and get out in front of the run. It really stood out. I have been coaching for over 20 years and I have never seen someone with his size possess the speed and footwork that he has. He comes on the field and manhandles people, and that changes the entire tide of the game. That is what is going to make him so successful at the next level."

 

While Su'a-Filo has helped the T-Birds to three rings in three years, Wong said that the room for improvement is still evident.

 

"I have been hard on him, and I have seen how far he has come," Wong said. "I remember when he got his first scholarship offer, which was from LSU. He was all excited, and I congratulated him and then told him that if he didn't do what I told him then I was cutting him.

 

“Kids get offers and think they have arrived, and I make sure that is not the case. X never did that. He just handled it and moved on. He wants to get to the next level because he wants to continue to learn, and that is exactly what you want. His athletic ability is there, he just needs overall strength."

 

 

Wong said the competition level that Su'a-Filo has faced the last year has opened his eyes to the areas he needs to improve upon.

 

"He goes up against Bronson Kaufusi every day in practice, which has helped a lot," Wong said. "Bronson is already one of the top defensive line prospects for 2010, and they just beat each other up throughout the practice. It has been good for both of them, especially for Xavier.

 

"It is the same with how he reacted coming home from camps last summer," Wong added. "Sometimes he felt like he was dominated, and that opened his eyes. He went to USC and got up against a defensive end that was quick and had multiple moves, and he ate Xavier's lunch. It is humbling, and that is what players need. He is not afraid to compete; he just wants to know how to get better."

 

With his senior season behind him, Su'a-Filo is turning his focus to the recruiting trail.

 

"When it comes down to his decision, X will choose somewhere that offers him the comfort level needed," Wong said. "The relationship with his offensive line coach will be almost equally important."

 

As for comfort, Wong feels that Baton Rouge left a lasting impression on Su'a-Filo.

 

"I went with his father to the LSU game against Florida last year," Wong said. "I can say that I have never been treated so well in my life by a group of people. Even the people on the streets, day to day, were unbelievable. And X took notice of that.

 

"Even the men's tennis coach at LSU extended his hand to us," Wong added. "I am a tennis player, as well as my son, so we stopped in to look at the facilities in Baton Rouge. It was before the game, and the coach was having a party for some of the tennis players. He introduced himself and made us right at home. This was someone who was not associated with the football program at all, but still made a point to welcome us. It was really nice and something that won't be forgotten."

 

As for Su'a-Filo's take on Baton Rouge, Wong said that the Provo-native could not have felt more welcomed.

 

"Growing up an LDS kid, Xavier is not looking to party," Wong said. "He is a very social kid, but he just likes meeting new people. He is not into the drinking and all of that, and when he returns from LSU he has always said the players treated him with great respect. They all know him and take him out to just talk, not necessarily to the bars or parties and what not. And he respects that."

 

Being around the Mormon faith on a regular basis in north Utah, Wong said that he has maintained a stance on his recruits and their development.

 

"I have always encouraged my players to leave Utah," Wong said. "It gives them that chance to establish themselves on their own, which they need."

 

Wong points to offensive coordinator Gary Crowton as the link that has helped keep the bond between Su'a-Filo and the Tigers strong since last season.

 

"Coach Crowton has been on X since day one, and X remembers that," Wong said. "The fact that coach Crowton is LDS is big time, as well. Coach understands the missions and the type of kid that X is. I think that makes him really comfortable.

 

"The only question mark is that staying on the west coast is easy for his family," Wong added. "Accessibility for family is big for kids that age, so his parent's ability to get to games and things like that will be on his mind."

 

Note: Su’a-Filo has visited LSU and USC officially and trips to UCLA and BYU could be coming up soon.  


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\"He blocked the punt that set us up to take control and win the game,\" Wong said. \"His progressions have just been amazing. At the tackle spot he has really stepped it up. He is coming around the corner now and locking people up like he never had before. He runs them over, and that is the best way to describe how he plays.\"

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Currently the nation's No. 7 ranked offensive tackle, Su'a-Filo has been at the forefront of the national recruiting scene all season.

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Wong points to last year's title game as the point in which the 4-star prospect made the leap to the top of the charts.

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\"That game really put him on the map,\" Wong said. \"People saw his ability to pull and get out in front of the run. It really stood out. I have been coaching for over 20 years and I have never seen someone with his size possess the speed and footwork that he has. He comes on the field and manhandles people, and that changes the entire tide of the game. That is what is going to make him so successful at the next level.\"

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While Su'a-Filo has helped the T-Birds to three rings in three years, Wong said that the room for improvement is still evident.

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\"I have been hard on him, and I have seen how far he has come,\" Wong said. \"I remember when he got his first scholarship offer, which was from LSU. He was all excited, and I congratulated him and then told him that if he didn't do what I told him then I was cutting him.

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“Kids get offers and think they have arrived, and I make sure that is not the case. X never did that. He just handled it and moved on. He wants to get to the next level because he wants to continue to learn, and that is exactly what you want. His athletic ability is there, he just needs overall strength.\"

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Wong said the competition level that Su'a-Filo has faced the last year has opened his eyes to the areas he needs to improve upon.

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\"He goes up against Bronson Kaufusi every day in practice, which has helped a lot,\" Wong said. \"Bronson is already one of the top defensive line prospects for 2010, and they just beat each other up throughout the practice. It has been good for both of them, especially for Xavier.

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\"It is the same with how he reacted coming home from camps last summer,\" Wong added. \"Sometimes he felt like he was dominated, and that opened his eyes. He went to USC and got up against a defensive end that was quick and had multiple moves, and he ate Xavier's lunch. It is humbling, and that is what players need. He is not afraid to compete; he just wants to know how to get better.\"

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With his senior season behind him, Su'a-Filo is turning his focus to the recruiting trail.

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\"When it comes down to his decision, X will choose somewhere that offers him the comfort level needed,\" Wong said. \"The relationship with his offensive line coach will be almost equally important.\"

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As for comfort, Wong feels that Baton Rouge left a lasting impression on Su'a-Filo.

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\"I went with his father to the LSU game against Florida last year,\" Wong said. \"I can say that I have never been treated so well in my life by a group of people. Even the people on the streets, day to day, were unbelievable. And X took notice of that.

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\"Even the men's tennis coach at LSU extended his hand to us,\" Wong added. \"I am a tennis player, as well as my son, so we stopped in to look at the facilities in Baton Rouge. It was before the game, and the coach was having a party for some of the tennis players. He introduced himself and made us right at home. This was someone who was not associated with the football program at all, but still made a point to welcome us. It was really nice and something that won't be forgotten.\"

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As for Su'a-Filo's take on Baton Rouge, Wong said that the Provo-native could not have felt more welcomed.

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\"Growing up an LDS kid, Xavier is not looking to party,\" Wong said. \"He is a very social kid, but he just likes meeting new people. He is not into the drinking and all of that, and when he returns from LSU he has always said the players treated him with great respect. They all know him and take him out to just talk, not necessarily to the bars or parties and what not. And he respects that.\"

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Being around the Mormon faith on a regular basis in north Utah, Wong said that he has maintained a stance on his recruits and their development.

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\"I have always encouraged my players to leave Utah,\" Wong said. \"It gives them that chance to establish themselves on their own, which they need.\"

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Wong points to offensive coordinator Gary Crowton as the link that has helped keep the bond between Su'a-Filo and the Tigers strong since last season.

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\"Coach Crowton has been on X since day one, and X remembers that,\" Wong said. \"The fact that coach Crowton is LDS is big time, as well. Coach understands the missions and the type of kid that X is. I think that makes him really comfortable.

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\"The only question mark is that staying on the west coast is easy for his family,\" Wong added. \"Accessibility for family is big for kids that age, so his parent's ability to get to games and things like that will be on his mind.\"

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Note: Su’a-Filo has visited LSU and USC officially and trips to UCLA and BYU could be coming up soon.  

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