A handful of the 24 seniors on Saturday have tweeted their feelings about playing for the Utes for the last time in Salt Lake.
It’s Senior Day on Saturday, and it’s always emotional for seniors, their families, and all Utah fans for those players to appear at Rice-Eccles Stadium for the final time in uniform.
This week is no different, and a handful of the 24 seniors on Saturday have tweeted their feelings about playing for the Utes for the last time in Salt Lake.
DE Pita Taumoepenu
Let's do it one more time for the City.. pic.twitter.com/797EHUE3Pj
— Pita Taumoepenu (@PetersonTaumoep) November 17, 2016
OL Isaac Asiata
— Isaac Asiata (@AsiataFive4) November 17, 2016
K Andy Phillips
— Andy Phillips (@AndyDPhillips) November 17, 2016
CB Dominique Hatfield had a few
— 15 (@_HattyF) November 16, 2016
Couldn't help but mention I NEVER LOST TO THOSE GUYS DOWN SOUTH
All the talks about my last home game really has my thinking
Being welcomed with open arms by my team not once but twice! MY BROTHERS FOR LIFE! https://t.co/4Z5yjYajhr
— 15 (@_HattyF) November 17, 2016
With all the seniors being honored on Saturday, there’s another that didn’t get to prove himself on the field of play, but is still part of the Utah family. Gaius “Keio” Vaenuku will killed in a car accident the weekend before beginning fall camp at the U. His Trinity High School (Euless, TX) teammates Salesi “Leka” Uhatafe and Sam Tevi are with the Utes. Uhatafe survived the accident and is a junior on the offensive line now, playing right guard. Tevi is a senior right tackle and will play in his final home game on Saturday.
Among our seniors being honored this weekend will be my man, "King Keio," Gaius Vaenuku!! Time can't erase what he's meant to our program!! pic.twitter.com/GdgS1uR6ok
— Morgan Scalley (@SafetyPride) November 16, 2016
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