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Sione Sina
Player Profile:
Sione Sina 1250451
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 275
Year: Junior
Hometown: Elk Grove, CA
High School: College of San Mateo/Monterey Trail HS
Experience: Redshirt

Pronunciation
see-O-nay SEE-nuh

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014

Sina played in one game off the bench during his two seasons with the Cal football program, getting in a contest against Sacramento State as a 2014 junior after missing the 2013 campaign due to injury. Sina played on the Cal rugby team in 2015 and did not participate in spring football practices. He is on track to graduate from Cal in the summer of 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and will not use his final season collegiate football eligibility at Cal.
 
Cal Career (2013-14)
► Played in one game as a 2014 junior vs. Sacramento State during his two seasons with the program
► Redshirted and did not play during his first campaign with the program in 2013 due to injury after transferring from College of San Mateo
► Began his Cal career with the uniform No. 34 before switching to No. 99 beginning with 2014 spring practices
 
Junior (2014)
► Played in the lone game of his career off the bench against Sacramento State
► Did not play in the spring game or participate in contact during spring practices due to injury

Junior (2013)
► Redshirted
► Did not play due to injury
► Ranked as the nation’s No. 46 junior college transfer prior to the season according to Phil Steele
► One of three junior college transfers along with Kyle Kragen and Drake Whitehurst who were mid-year enrollees for the spring semester but did not participate with the team during its spring practices due to injury
► Named a Jonathan and Judy Hoff Scholar-Athlete of the Week for September 16-23, 2013
 
College of San Mateo (2011-12)
► Finished his two-season junior college career with a combined 56 tackles, 16.0 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one fumble recovery and two passes breakups
► Had 28 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups as a 2012 sophomore
► Recorded 38 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and 6.0 sacks during his 2011 freshman campaign
 
Monterey Trail HS (Class of 2011)
► Registered 51 tackles, 4.0 sacks, four passes defended and three fumble recoveries as a 2009 senior for a squad that was 10-4 overall and the Sac-Joaquin Section runner-up
► Team shared the Delta Valley League title during his 2008 junior campaign

Recruiting Notes (Junior College Class of 2013)
► A four-star recruit according to ESPN, while 247Sports, 247Sports Composite, Rivals and Scout gave him three stars each
► Ranked No. 5 among the nation’s top weak-side defensive ends by 247Sports Composite, while 247Sports had him at No. 7
► Also the No. 73 junior college player overall according to 247Sports Composite and No. 117 by 247Sports, while 247Sports Composite had him No. 21 in the state of California and 247Sports listed him at No. 35
 
Other
► Full name is Sione Mataka Sina
► Born December 8, 1991
► Parents are Siosaia and Lia Sina
► Intended major is sociology

Last Updated
June 8, 2015

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