LOI #19: John Tu'uta

Fork Union (VA) offensive lineman John Tu'uta has signed with NC State! A two-year starter and team captain at Fork Union, Tu'uta's head coach, Mickey Sullivan, raves about his ability and leadership qualities.

John Tu'uta
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6-3, 320 pounds
Fredericksburg, VA
Fork Union Military Academy

Projected Position At NC State: Offensive Guard

Accolades: all-league and all-state as a junior

Commit Date: November 15, 2011

Recruiting Scene: Tu'uta was relative unknown all year on the recruiting scene but the Pack got a look at him during the 2011 season and came away impressed with his potential. State offered him during his official visit, and Tu'uta wasted little time committing to the Wolfpack.

Picked NC State Over: Akron

Coach Quote: "John is a tremendous player and a great person. He can play any of the line positions and he has great feet... he runs well.

"John has terrific leadership qualities. He is a hard worker who has been a two-year team captain for us. He does everything you need to succeed and is a joy to be around."

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: John Tu'uta (Hudl.com)

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