UCLA - One of several experienced offensive linemen figures to compete for playing time at one of the guard positions.
2008 - Appeared in three games, starting the first two (Tennessee, BYU) ... Saw the first game action of his career in a starting role against Tennessee at right guard ... Also started at BYU ... Played much of the Oregon State contest off the bench.
2007 - Competed on the scout teams and did not see game action in his second season in the program.
2006 - Did not see action in his first year in the program and now has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered his last two high school seasons at Dominguez HS in Compton, CA as an offensive tackle and tight end for coach Willie Donerson ... Lettered his sophomore season as an offensive guard at La Mirada (CA) HS for coach John Mele ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... Ranked No. 24 offensive guard by rivals.com ... Rated No. 43 prospect in California by rivals.com ... Member of scout.com Western 100 (No. 85) ... Three-star selection by scout.com ... Ranked No. 84 among offensive linemen by scout.com ... SuperPrep All-Far West selection ... PrepStar All-Region pick ... Cal-Hi Sports second-team All-State selection ... Played in the CaliFlorida Bowl ... Made eight receptions, as a tight end, during his senior season, for 165 yards and one touchdown.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Sonny Siu Tevaga ... Born: June 22, 1988 in Compton, CA ... Parents: Savvi and Lei Tevaga ... Has six brothers and sisters --- Shareiff, Shannon, Tele, Mavis, Analei and InaMae ... Brother, Shannon, was also a member of the Bruin football team from 2004-07 ... Biggest thrill in sports was when his prep football team won the Division III championship ... Famous athletes he patterns his style of play after are the NFL's Alan Faneca and Will Shields ... Hobbies include playing basketball and video games ... History major.