|41 Sam Fehoko
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Played in 13 games (7 starts) making 40 tackles (28 solo) with two sacks, 3.5 tackles for a loss of 28 yards, three quarterback hurries, broke up one pass, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble during the season... had five tackles (three solo), including one sack for a loss of four yards with one quarterback hurry against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made three tackles (all solo) and broke up a pass against Houston (11/27)... tallied one tackle (solo) against Weber State (11/20)... had six tackles (two solo), including 0.5 tackle for a loss at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... made two tackles (both solo) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... had one tackle for a loss of 12 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... made five tackles (all solo) and recorded first career sack against Oklahoma State (10/16)... assisted on one tackle against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... made six tackles (four solo) at Iowa State (10/2)... posted three tackles (all solo) and recovered one fumble against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... collected one tackle (assisted) at New Mexico (9/11)... opened season with five tackles (four solo) in opener against SMU (9/5).
Had a solo tackle in the bowl win over Michigan State ... made two stops against Baylor ... three solo tackles and a tackle for loss in the win over Oklahoma ... career-high four tackles at Oklahoma State ... recorded two solo tackles versus Texas A&M... had two tackles and a fumble recovery in the win over Kansas State ... posted a solo stop against New Mexico ... logged a tackle at Houston ... collected three solo tackles against North Dakota.
Appeared in three games and logged three total tackles, two of which went for a loss.
Redshirt season ... scout team member.
Farrington High School in Honolulu, Hawaii ... an aggressive pass rusher named the 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Hawaii after making 108 tackles (86 solo) and compiling a remarkable 22.5 sacks during senior season ... named a Velocity/PrepStar Magazine All-American and ranked as the No. 5 defensive line prospect in the publication's West region ... a three-star recruit, rated the No. 3 overall player in the state on Rivals.com's Hawaii Top 20 for 2007 ... also the No. 22 defensive end in the nation according to Rivals ... had 77 tackles, including 20 for loss and 12 sacks as a junior in 2005 ... received a three-star rating from Scout.com and ranked as the site's No. 31 strongside linebacker in the country ... noted for his strength, he reportedly bench pressed 21 reps of 225 lbs .... marks the first player from Hawaii to have ever signed with Texas Tech out of high school ... chose Tech over Arkansas, Auburn, Oklahoma and San Diego State ... High School Coach: Randall Okimoto.
Sam Fehoko ... born April 4, 1989, in Honolulu ... son of Linda and Vili Fehoko ... has an older brother, Whitley, and younger brothers, Vili and Breiden ... older brother, Whitley, was an offensive lineman at San Diego State ... several relatives have played professional football ... father, Vili, is the mascot at the University of Hawaii ... performs with his father at events when not in Lubbock ... majoring in general studies.