Josiah Sa'o - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#57 Josiah Sa'o Season 2019-20


Class Redshirt Junior
Height 6'2"
Weight 295
Hometown San Diego, Calif.
High School Kearney

As a Redshirt Junior (2019)
• Eight games played
• Participated as reserve defensive tackle and special teams contributor
• Three tackles (1 solo) on the season
• All three tackles came in win over East Tennessee State

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2018)
• Eight games played
• Three solo tackles

As a Redshirt Freshman (2017)
• Six games played
• First career tackle vs. Alabama A&M

As a Freshman (2016)
• Did not see action

The Sa’o File
• Prepped at Kearny (Calif.)
• Two-time team captain
• Two-way starter
• 102 tackles (10 for loss), seven sacks, four forced fumbles as a senior
• Led team to league title
• All-league as a senior
• Polynesian All-American Bowl
• Spanos Classic All-Star Game
• Full name is Josiah Tusiofo Sa’o
• Born in Hawaii
• Son of Ietitaia and Lilieni Sa’o
• Youngest of eight siblings
     • Two brothers — Jarret and Jedidiah
     • Five sisters — Pala, Bella, Jasmine, Jennifer and Tiare
• Eight relatives played collegiate football
• Majoring in sociology

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 3, vs. East Tennessee State, 11/23/2019