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Meet The Mid-TJ Salu

June 29, 2017

NAME: TJ Salu

POSITION: Guard

CLASS: Sophomore

HEIGHT: 6-2

WEIGHT: 291

HOMETOWN: Portland, Ore.

HIGH SCHOOL: Central Catholic

MAJOR: Political Science

COACH THAT RECRUITED ME: Coach Nua

I CHOSE NAVY BECAUSE: Coming out of high school I wanted to use football to get myself the best education possible and the Naval Academy was the obvious choice

POSITION COACH:  Coach Ingram

FAVORITE MEAL: flank steak, twice baked potatoes, Caesar salad and a tall glass of milk

FAVORITE MOVIE: The Proposal  

FAVORITE TV SHOW: Psych

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Portland TrailBlazers

TO RELAX I LIKE TO: Lay on a beach

RIGHT NOW MY SERVICE SELECTION WOULD BE: either SEAL or Supply

IF I COULD EAT DINNER WITH ANY THREE PEOPLE IT WOULD BE: The Rock, Barack Obama, Niykee Heaton

IN HIGH SCHOOL I DREAMED OF BEING: An international man of leisure

ON GAME DAY I LISTEN TO: Bruno Mars

MY FAVORITE FORM OF SOCIAL MEDIA IS: Twitter

MY FIRST THOUGHT STEPPING ON THE NAVAL ACADEMY CAMPUS WAS: I’ve come too far to turn back now

WHAT I LOVE ON GAME DAY IS: Celebrating with the Red Beanie Raiders (scout team)

WHICH TEAM NOT ON NAVY'S SCHEDULE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Oregon, Oregon State or Portland State because I don’t like them

MY FAVORITE PART OF BEING IN THE AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE IS: The competition and developing new rivalries

THE WORD THAT BEST DESCRIBES A NAVY FOOTBALL PLAYER IS: New Age Spartans  

MY FAVORITE COACH NIUMATALOLO SAYING IS: I tell myself I am going to lose weight but I am not disciplined like you guys. Look at my stomach.”

THE PLAYER THAT WILL SURPRISE THE MOST PEOPLE ON OFFENSE IN 2017 IS: Malcom Perry    
      
THE PLAYER THAT WILL SURPRISE THE MOST PEOPLE ON DEFENSE IN 2017 IS: Nizaire Cromartie

THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER ON OFFENSE IN 2017 WILL BE: Chris High

THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER ON DEFENSE IN 2017 WILL BE: D.J. Palmore

THE TOUGHEST PLAYER ON THE NAVY FOOTBALL TEAM IS: Evan Martin

THE FASTEST PLAYER ON THE NAVY FOOTBALL TEAM IS: Tazh Maloy

THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON THE NAVY FOOTBALL TEAM IS: Tyler Sayles

THE ONE PLAYER ON THE CURRENT TEAM THAT EPITOMIZES NAVY FOOTBALL: Garret Lewis

THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM IS: Nizaire Cromartie and Noruwa Obanor together

THE PLAYER ON THE TEAM MOST LIKELY TO BECOME SUPERINTENDENT IS: Myles Benning

THE PLAYER ON THE TEAM MOST LIKELY TO BECOME COMMANDANT IS: Mike Adzima

 

 

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